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Case Reports in Surgery
Volume 2013, Article ID 608505, 2 pages
Case Report

Chronic Constipation in the Elderly: An Unusual Presentation of Colonic Dysmotility in an Elderly Patient

1Department of Colorectal Surgery, West Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust, UK
2BICMS Pathology Group, Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of London, UK

Received 19 May 2013; Accepted 23 June 2013

Academic Editors: C. Foroulis and G. La Greca

Copyright © 2013 R. Peravali 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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