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Case Reports in Gastrointestinal Medicine
Volume 2015 (2015), Article ID 729510, 3 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/729510
Case Report

Acute Pancreatitis and Splenic Vein Thrombosis due to Hypertriglyceridemia

Department of Emergency Medicine, Dicle University, Diyarbakır, Turkey

Received 28 October 2014; Revised 23 January 2015; Accepted 2 February 2015

Academic Editor: Antonio Macrì

Copyright © 2015 Ercan Gündüz 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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