Periumbilical Pain

  • Yu-Jang Su
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    Requests for reprints should be addressed to Yu-Jang Su, MD, Department of Emergency Medicine, Mackay Memorial Hospital, No 92, Sec 2, North Chung-Shan Rd, Taipei, Taiwan 10449
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    Department of Emergency Medicine, Mackay Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan

    Mackay Medicine, Nursing and Management College, Taipei, Taiwan

    College of Continuing Education, Aletheia University, Taipei, Taiwan

    Research Center for Biomedical Implants and Microsurgery, Taipei, Taiwan
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  • Yen-Chun Lai
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    Department of Anesthesiology, Wan Fang Hospital, Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan
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      An ordinary condition provided extraordinary images when a 37-year-old man presented to the emergency department with a half-day history of cramping pain over the periumbilical area. He denied nausea, diarrhea, and vomiting. Aside from a history of peptic ulcer disease, he was generally healthy.
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