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Unusual way of purging
  1. R Slim1,
  2. A Geagea1,
  3. C Yaghi1,
  4. K Honein1,
  5. R Sayegh1,
  6. A Zoghbi2
  1. 1Gastroenterology Unit, Hotel Dieu de France Hospital, Achrafieh, Beirut, Lebanon
  2. 2Emergency Unit, Hotel-Dieu de France Hospital, Achrafieh, Beirut, Lebanon
  1. Correspondence to:
 Dr R Slim
 Gastroenterology unit, Hotel-Dieu de France University Hospital; rslimkaram{at}hotmail.com

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