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21.06.2018 | Original Article Open Access

Characteristics of sauna deaths in Korea in relation to different blood alcohol concentrations

Although the benefits of sauna bathing have been demonstrated in epidemiological studies, sauna deaths have been reported. The aim of this study was to determine the demographic and forensic characteristics associated with different blood alcohol …

20.06.2018 | Case Report

Neurofibromatosis 1 and massive hemothorax: a fatal combination

Type 1 neurofibromatosis (NF 1), a rare genetic disease with autosomal dominant transmission, has typical dermatologic manifestations with pathognomonic Lisch nodules, and is rarely known for vascular alterations. Among these, aneurysmal …

20.06.2018 | Images in Forensics

Sudden death from acute epiglottitis in a toddler

The bacterium Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) can cause severe and life-threatening infections such as epiglottitis and meningitis. The course of the disease can be very rapid, resulting in sudden death. The incidence of Hib-induced …

20.06.2018 | Case Report

Delayed rupture of a vertebral artery laceration: a case report and challenges for the forensic pathologist

Vertebral artery laceration/dissection (VALD) resulting in fatal subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) is a rare, but well-known phenomenon encountered in the forensic setting. Delayed ruptures are exceptionally rare, and pose several challenges to the …

16.06.2018 | Original Article

Feasibility of analysis of the SCN5A gene in paraffin embedded samples in sudden infant death cases at the Pretoria Medico-Legal Laboratory, South Africa

To determine variations in the SCN5A gene linked to inherited cardiac arrhythmogenic disorders in sudden, unexplained infant death (SUID) cases examined at the Pretoria Medico-Legal Laboratory, South Africa. A retrospective study was conducted on …

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Forensic Science, Medicine and Pathology explores all aspects of modern day forensics, applying equally to children or adults, either living or the deceased. The range of topics covered includes forensic science, medicine, nursing, and pathology, as well as toxicology, human identification, mass disasters/mass war graves, profiling, imaging, policing, wound assessment, sexual assault, anthropology, archeology, forensic search, entomology, botany, biology, veterinary pathology, and DNA. Forensic Science, Medicine, and Pathology presents a balance of forensic research and reviews from around the world to reflect modern advances through peer-reviewed papers, short communications, meeting proceedings and case reports.

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27.04.2018 | Schwerpunkt: Digitale Medizin 2018 | Ausgabe 3/2018

Umsetzung des Leitfadens „Digitale Pathologie in der Diagnostik“

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26.04.2018 | CME | Ausgabe 3/2018

Die neue S3-Leitlinie „Prävention des Zervixkarzinoms“

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24.04.2018 | Schwerpunkt: Digitale Medizin 2018 | Ausgabe 3/2018

Digitale Pathologie

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