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South African Journal of Surgery

On-line version ISSN 2078-5151
Print version ISSN 0038-2361

S. Afr. j. surg. vol.46 n.1 Cape Town Feb. 2008

 

CASE REPORT

 

Primary pancreatic lymphoma in an HIV patient: Dilemmas in diagnosis and management

 

 

E. LootsI; F. AndersonII; S. R. ThomsonIII

IF.C.S. (S.A.) Department of General Surgery, Addington Hospital and Nelson R. Mandela School of Medicine, University of Natal, Durban
IIM.MED., F.C.S. (S.A.) Department of General Surgery, Addington Hospital and Nelson R. Mandela School of Medicine, University of Natal, Durban
IIICH.M., F.R.C.S. (ENG. & EDIN.) Department of General Surgery, Addington Hospital and Nelson R. Mandela School of Medicine, University of Natal, Durban

 

 

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