Perforated peptic ulcer

Nasir Hussain, Bernard Karnath

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Better medical management has reduced the incidence of peptic ulcer disease (PUD), but the burden of the disease and its complications has shifted toward the elderly - who may have only mild symptoms and no PUD history whatsoever when they present with perforation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)17-19
Number of pages3
JournalEmergency Medicine
Issue number7
StatePublished - Jul 2003

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Emergency Medicine


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