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A 45-year-old woman comes to the emergency department because of the sudden onset of abdominal pain during the past hour. She reports occasional episodes of abdominal pain that radiates to the right shoulder, especially after eating greasy meals; however, her usual episodes are milder and shorter. She does not drink alcohol or use illicit drugs. Her temperature is 39.4°C (103°F). Physical examination shows scleral icterus. Which of the following is the most likely diagnosis?
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