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Generalized fatal BaSO4 embolism from vaginal application of colonographic enema. A case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1213629     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A 72-year-old woman died due to BaSO4 embolism from a ruptured vagina during colonography. The agony lasted for only 30 minutes. Post-mortem X-rays revealed opaque material in the region of the uterus and in the lungs. A tear, including a ruptured vein, filled with white material (BaSO4) was found in the vaginal wall. Barium was demonstrable in the microscopic sections of lungs, brain, liver and kidneys with rhodizonate staining. The case was classified as a therapeutic accident.
Authors:
A Partanen-Talsta; S Hyyppä; J Hirvonen
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Forensic science     Volume:  6     ISSN:  0300-9432     ISO Abbreviation:  Forensic Sci     Publication Date:    1975 Aug-Oct
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1976-04-29     Completed Date:  1976-04-29     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0330706     Medline TA:  Forensic Sci     Country:  SWITZERLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  9-15     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Aged
Barium Sulfate / adverse effects*
Colon / radiography*
Embolism / etiology*,  pathology
Female
Humans
Lung / pathology
Rupture, Spontaneous
Spleen / pathology
Vagina / pathology
Vaginal Diseases / etiology*
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
7727-43-7/Barium Sulfate

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