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Case Reports in Emergency Medicine
Volume 2011, Article ID 850625, 2 pages
Case Report

Abdominal Trauma: Never Underestimate It

1Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA
2Department of Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA

Received 16 July 2011; Accepted 9 August 2011

Academic Editors: P. Del Rio, G. Di Vella, E. Kagawa, and V. Papadopoulos

Copyright © 2011 Aakash N. Bodhit et al. 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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