From the Emergency Unit, "S. Massimo" Hospital (G.A.), Penne (PE), Endocrinology, "G. D'Annunzio" University Medical School (I.B.), Chieti, and Department of Surgery (F.C., O.C.), and Department of Radiology (G.D.G., D.D'A.), "SS Trinita" Hospital, Popoli (PE), Italy.
Address for reprints: Giampiero Alberico, MD, Emergency Unit, "S. Massimo" Hospital, Via Battaglione Alpini, 65017 Penne (PE), Italy.