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Left flank pain as the sole manifestation of acute pancreatitis: a report of a case with an initial misdiagnosis
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    Diagnostic pitfalls

    Dear Editor,

    The case report [1] by Chen et al was very informative and explains how an unusual presentation of acute pancreatitis can be a challenge in a busy Emergency Department (ED).

    Recently we came across an interesting case of a 59 year old, male patient with right sided flank pain and fever which very well fitted with a diagnosis of pyelonephritis. While assessing a patient with flank pain all poss...

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