The leading diagnosis

Thomas E. Baudendistel, Amy K. Haase, Faith T Fitzgerald

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A 23-year-old black woman presented to the emergency department with diffuse, colicky abdominal pain of 1 hour's duration. The pain was followed by nausea and episodes of bilious vomiting and did not radiate or change with the patient's position. The patient did not report fever, chills, diarrhea, hematochezia, or melena.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalNew England Journal of Medicine
Issue number23
StatePublished - Dec 6 2007


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