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Rectus sheath haematoma: over-diagnosis and under-diagnosis
  1. M-Y Huang,
  2. W-H Chang
  1. Emergency Department, Mackay Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
  1. Dr M-Y Huang, Emergency Department, Mackay Memorial Hospital, 92, Section 2, Chung-Shan North Road, Taipei, Taiwan; m.c.yuan{at}

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