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A 79-year-old woman complained of sharp epigastric pain for 2 days. She also had fever with chills before being brought to the emergency department. At arrival, her vital signs were stable, and haemogram showed leucocytosis (white cell count, 18.3×109/litre; normal range in our institution, 4–10×10 …
Competing interests None.
Patient consent Obtained.
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The current study was supported by the Mackay Memorial Hospital.