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Case 39 

Case 39
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Case 39
Author(s):

Alissa J. Walsh

, Otto C. Buchel

, Jane Collier

, and Simon P.L. Travis

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199557899.003.39
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date: 19 August 2019

A 76-year-old non-English speaking woman presented to the gastroenterology outpatient department with a 4-month history (through an interpreter) of nausea, decreased appetite, early satiety, and 3kg weight loss. She had mild abdominal discomfort and pancreatic surgery 25 years previously for a pancreatic abscess, but no history of diabetes or steatorrhoea. She had atrial fibrillation, for which she was on warfarin.

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