Clinical Case Database / Category: Clinical Care
Omar Farooqui BSc, MB, MRCP(UK), Ali Jawad FRCP
Foundation Years Journal, volume 3, issue 8, p.16 (123Doc Education, London, October 2010)
A 65-year-old lady develops severe lower back and right flank pain. She is admitted to a surgical ward for suspected renal colic.
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Omar Farooqui BSc, MB, MRCP(UK)
Rheumatology/General Internal Medicine
Barts and The London NHS Trust
Ali Jawad FRCP
Barts and The London NHS Trust
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