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Case Reports in Surgery
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 985454, 2 pages
Extreme Achalasia Presenting as Anorexia Nervosa
Division of Surgery, Stepping Hill Hospital, Poplar Gove, Hazel Grove, Stockport SK2 7JE, UK
Received 13 July 2012; Accepted 18 September 2012
Academic Editors: S. H. Ein, I. K. Komenaka, and Y. Rino
Copyright © 2012 P. J. Goldsmith and B. Decadt. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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