On being an internist in emergency medicine: a rare case of epigastric pain

  • Annalisa Marchetti
  • Vincenzo Zaccone
  • Lorenzo Nobili
  • Cinzia Nitti
  • Aldo Salvi
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Keywords

Vascular Ehlers–Danlos syndrome Carotid artery dissection Superior mesenteric artery dissection Critically-ill patient 

Notes

Compliance with ethical standards

Conflict of interest

The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.

Statement of human and animal rights

All procedures performed in this study involving human participant were in accordance with the ethical standards of the institutional or national research committee and with the 1964 Helsinki declaration and its later amendments or comparable ethical standards.

Informed consent

Informed consent was obtained from the patient at the discharge from our department.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Annalisa Marchetti
    • 1
  • Vincenzo Zaccone
    • 1
  • Lorenzo Nobili
    • 1
  • Cinzia Nitti
    • 1
  • Aldo Salvi
    • 1
  1. 1.Internal and Subintensive Medicine DepartmentAzienda Ospedaliero-Universitaria “Ospedali Riuniti”-AnconaAnconaItaly

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