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Fatal and non-fatal bilateral delayed carotid artery dissection after manual strangulation.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15749355     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Carotid artery (CA) dissection and/or thrombosis may occur in a number of medical and forensic relevant situations. However, post traumatic carotid artery dissection is considered rare, and often underestimated due to possible delayed presentation. We describe two cases of carotid artery dissection following strangulation with delayed symptoms as well as discuss medical diagnostic problems and their forensic implications.
Authors:
F Clarot; E Vaz; F Papin; B Proust
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Forensic science international     Volume:  149     ISSN:  0379-0738     ISO Abbreviation:  Forensic Sci. Int.     Publication Date:  2005 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-03-07     Completed Date:  2005-05-26     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7902034     Medline TA:  Forensic Sci Int     Country:  Ireland    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  143-50     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Forensic Medicine and Pathology, Rouen University Hospital-Charles Nicolle, 1 rue de Germont, 76031 Rouen Cedex, France. franck.clarot@chu.rouen.fr
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Aneurysm, Dissecting / etiology,  pathology*
Asphyxia / complications*,  pathology
Brain / pathology
Carotid Artery Injuries / etiology,  pathology*
Carotid Artery Thrombosis / pathology
Carotid Artery, Common*
Carotid Stenosis / drug therapy,  ultrasonography
Female
Forensic Medicine
Hemorrhage / pathology
Humans
Laryngeal Diseases / pathology
Male
Time Factors
Ultrasonography, Doppler

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