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An Unusual Case of Compression Asphyxia and Somethering.

Taff, Mark L.; Wolodzko, Andrew A. M.D.; Taff, Mark L. M.D.; Ratanaproeska, Opas M.D.; Spitz, Werner U. M.D.

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Abstract

Scene investigation is an important part of the medicolegal autopsy. In many cases of death cannot be determined without knowledge of the circumstances. A case is presented in which the diagnosis of compression asphyxia and smothering was made only after analysis of the scene findings.

(C) Lippincott-Raven Publishers.

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