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Case Reports in Surgery
Volume 2015 (2015), Article ID 687584, 3 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/687584
Case Report

Omental Infarction Mimicking Cholecystitis

1Department of Surgery, Flinders Medical Centre, Bedford Park, SA 5042, Australia
2Department of Clinical Pharmacology, Flinders University School of Medicine, Bedford Park, SA 5042, Australia

Received 17 December 2014; Revised 3 February 2015; Accepted 3 February 2015

Academic Editor: Akihiro Cho

Copyright © 2015 David Smolilo 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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