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Isolated posterior gastric injury due to blunt abdominal trauma
  1. A D Deshpande,
  2. S Sivapragasam
  1. Department of General Surgery, Alexandra Hospital, Redditch, UK
  1. Correspondence to:
 Mr A D Deshpande
 12 Christchurch Close, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 3NE, UK;

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