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Case Reports in Emergency Medicine
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 646342, 4 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/646342
Case Report

A Rare Cause for Acute Chest Pain in the Emergency Setting That Is Hard to Swallow

Department of Emergency Medicine, The Ohio State University Medical Center, 750 Prior Hall, 376 W 10th Avenue, Columbus, OH 43210, USA

Received 1 June 2013; Accepted 1 July 2013

Academic Editors: N. Kikuchi and M. Smith

Copyright © 2013 Eric Cummins 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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