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19.03.2018 | Case Report

Lethal endomyocarditis caused by chronic “Krokodil” intoxication

“Krokodil” is a home-made opioid drug obtained by synthesizing desomorphine from codeine and combining it with other low-cost additives. Initially introduced in the former Soviet countries, it was then imported to Western Europe as a heroin …

08.03.2018 | Letter to the Editor

Regarding the editorial “The autopsy evaluation of ‘straightforward’ fire deaths”

01.03.2018 | Images in Forensics

Fatal air embolism in hospital confirmed by autopsy and postmortem computed tomography

Vascular air embolism is caused by penetration of air into veins or arteries through a surgical wound or other connection between the external and internal aspects of the body. Vascular air embolism has various causes, and iatrogenic air embolisms …

01.03.2018 | Images in Forensics

Clinical forensic aspects of self-inflicted neck injuries

The distinction between self-inflicted injuries and other types of injuries is crucial in forensic medicine, and relevant features of wounds should be identified by pathologists, even when they are observed at atypical sites. Herein we report two …

27.02.2018 | Case Report

Fatal intoxication with antidepressants: a case with many culprits

Serotonin-specific reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) are generally considered safe drugs but fatal adverse effects do sometimes occur, often as a consequence of interactions with other serotonin active drugs. Polypharmacy is usually a problem that the …

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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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02.02.2018 | Schwerpunkt: Kopf-Hals-Tumoren | Ausgabe 1/2018

Sinunasale Tumoren

Neues aus der WHO mit besonderem Fokus auf neue mesenchymale Entitäten

01.02.2018 | CME | Ausgabe 1/2018

Nebenwirkungen anaboler Substanzen

01.02.2018 | Review articles | Ausgabe 1/2018

Evidential power and explanatory gap in forensic imaging