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Concurrent ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm and renal calculus: a case study
  1. J R Griffiths,
  2. P D F Dodd,
  3. B S Morgan
  1. Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Sheffield, UK
  1. Correspondence to James Griffiths, SpR Emergency Medicine, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Northern General Hospital, Herries Road, Sheffield S5 7AU, UK; jrgriffiths{at}

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The incidence of misdiagnosis in ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) can be as high as 30%, and the most common error in diagnosis is renal colic.1 We present a case of a patient who had …

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