Does advancing age modify the presentation of disease?

  title={Does advancing age modify the presentation of disease?},
  author={Malcolm France and J C Vuletic and Timothy D Koelmeyer},
  journal={The American journal of forensic medicine and pathology},
  volume={13 2},
A group of patients who had died of either cardiac tamponade due to ruptured myocardial infarct, perforated peptic ulcer, or diverticulitis with perforation were studied to determine the effect that age has on the presentation of these three potentially fatal diseases. With advanced age, a decrease in the number of patients who had symptoms typical for the… CONTINUE READING