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Does old age cause abdominal pain?
  1. D Schiller,
  2. M Gschwendtner,
  3. R Schöfl
  1. Elisabethinen Hospital, Linz, Austria
  1. Dr D Schiller, Elisabethinen Hospital Linz, Fadingerstr. 1, A-4010 Linz, Austria; dietmar.schiller{at}

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An 87-year-old woman presented with abdominal pain and weight loss of 12 kg. She had been in an excellent state of health until 6 months previously and had not been taking any regular medication. Her …

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  • Patient consent: Obtained.

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