Christmas lights in the gastrointestinal tract

Yohan Chacko and Carolyn J Clark
Med J Aust 2010; 193 (1): 56. || doi: 10.5694/j.1326-5377.2010.tb03744.x
Published online: 5 July 2010
  • Yohan Chacko1
  • Carolyn J Clark2

  • Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane, QLD.


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