(NEWS.SKY) — The Queen has left hospital after spending just 24 hours being treated for symptoms of gastroenteritis.
Looking relaxed and smiling, she appeared on the steps of King Edward VII's Hospital in central London and walked to her waiting limousine.
Queen leaving hospital The Queen thanking nursing staff
The Queen, 86, was admitted on Sunday for assessment by doctors after being struck down by the stomach bug on Friday.
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Her illness forced her to cancel a trip to Rome to meet the country's President Giorgio Napolitano, as well as other planned engagements.