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Fatal hemorrhage caused by varicose veins.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8074099     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Varicose veins are a common, worldwide medical problem, but are generally considered non-life-threatening. We report three cases of fatal hemorrhage resulting from varicose veins and review the literature. The pathology of acute perforations onto the skin surface in varicose venous disease is described.
P L Morrow; N J Hardin; C M Karn; R Beloin; R W McDowell
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The American journal of forensic medicine and pathology     Volume:  15     ISSN:  0195-7910     ISO Abbreviation:  Am J Forensic Med Pathol     Publication Date:  1994 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1994-09-29     Completed Date:  1994-09-29     Revised Date:  2011-02-02    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8108948     Medline TA:  Am J Forensic Med Pathol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  100-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, Burlington, VT 05401.
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MeSH Terms
Death, Sudden / etiology
Hemorrhage / etiology*,  pathology
Varicose Veins / complications*,  pathology

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