A patient with severe anemia and body weight loss: unveiling what was behind

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Molfino, A., Possente, E., Imbimbo, G. et al. A patient with severe anemia and body weight loss: unveiling what was behind. Intern Emerg Med (2021). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11739-021-02658-3

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