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Acute dyspnoea in a 52-year-old man
  1. S S A Y Biere,
  2. E J T Belt,
  3. M A Paul
  1. Department of Surgery, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
  1. Correspondence to Surya S A Y Biere, Department of Surgery, VU University Medical Center, Postbus 7057, 1007 MB Amsterdam, the Netherlands; s.biere{at}

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A 52-year-old man presented to our emergency department with dysphagia and intermitting upper abdominal pain after meal. On physical examination, he had normal breath sounds over both lung fields. The plain …

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  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; not externally peer reviewed.