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Common mesentery presenting with left-sided perforated appendicitis.

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Summary of "Common mesentery presenting with left-sided perforated appendicitis."

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Service de radiologie, Centre hospitalier de Haguenau. 64, avenue du Professeur René Leriche, BP 40252, Haguenau cedex.

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Name: Journal de radiologie
ISSN: 0221-0363
Pages: 915-6

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