An unusual cause of intestinal obstruction: phlebosclerotic colitis

  • Yu-Chang Liu
  • Wei-Jing LeeEmail author


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Emergency MedicineChi Mei Medical CenterTainan CityTaiwan

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