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Extrinsic duodenal obstruction and halitosis.
  1. B. M. Stephenson,
  2. B. I. Rees
  1. Department of Surgery, University Hospital of Wales, Heath Park, Cardiff, UK.

    Abstract

    Two siblings with extrinsic duodenal obstruction caused by congenital peritoneal bands are reported. Attention is drawn to the unusual physical sign of halitosis as a presenting feature. It is suggested that this physical sign may be an indication for barium studies.

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