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Postmortem diagnosis of acute haemorrhagic pancreatitis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20650420     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Forensic pathologists can help in the investigation of sudden unexpected deaths in co-operation with the officials responsible for the maintenance of law and order to administer justice. Sudden unexpected deaths form the subject of medicolegal investigation if they occur in apparently healthy individuals, wherein an autopsy would shed light regarding the cause of death. A 4 year retrospective review of autopsy files at the Department of Forensic Medicine, Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore, South India was undertaken for cases of sudden unexpected deaths due to acute haemorrhagic pancreatitis occurring between May 2004 and April 2008. A total of seven cases of acute haemorrhagic pancreatitis diagnosed at autopsy as the cause of sudden unexpected death during the study period are discussed herein.
Authors:
B Suresh Kumar Shetty; Archith Boloor; Ritesh G Menezes; Mahabalesh Shetty; Anand Menon; K R Nagesh; Muktha R Pai; Alka Mary Mathai; Prateek Rastogi; Tanuj Kanchan; Ramadas Naik; Preetham Raj Salian; Vipul Jain; Aneesh T George
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Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2010-05-13
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of forensic and legal medicine     Volume:  17     ISSN:  1878-7487     ISO Abbreviation:  J Forensic Leg Med     Publication Date:  2010 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-07-23     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101300022     Medline TA:  J Forensic Leg Med     Country:  England    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  316-20     Citation Subset:  IM    
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Copyright 2010 Elsevier Ltd and Faculty of Forensic and Legal Medicine. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Department of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology, Kasturba Medical College (Affiliated to Manipal University), Mangalore 575001, India. sureshbshetty.2009@rediffmail.com
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