Significance of Cyanide in Medicolegal Investigations Involving Fires.Noguchi, Thomas T. M.D.; Eng, John J. M.D.; Klatt, Edward C. M.D.American Journal of Forensic Medicine & Pathology: December 1988 Review Article: PDF Only Abstract This article presents the significance of cyanide in medicolegal investigation of fires. It discusses the various aspects of fire investigation and the pathophysiology of cyanide toxicity and evidence interpretation in fire investigations (C) Lippincott-Raven Publishers.