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Case Reports in Medicine
Volume 2014, Article ID 612036, 3 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/612036
Case Report

Acute Abdominal Pain after Intercourse: Adrenal Hemorrhage as the First Sign of Metastatic Lung Cancer

1Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, 10900 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
2Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center, 10701 East Boulevard, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA

Received 2 May 2014; Revised 1 July 2014; Accepted 1 July 2014; Published 13 July 2014

Academic Editor: Gianfranco D. Alpini

Copyright © 2014 Jeremy Wang and Clifford D. Packer. 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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