Geriatrics

MD IQ

Letters To The Editor

Prostate cancer screening

A reader comments on the use of prostate-specific antigen to screen for prostate cancer.

Symptoms to Diagnosis

Pulmonary infarction due to pulmonary embolism

A 76-year-old man is admitted with pleuritic chest pain and shortness of breath 48 hours after undergoing surgery.

The Clinical Picture

Fournier gangrene

The patient died of rapidly progressive necrotizing fasciitis of the perineum 2 hours after hospital admission.

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