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American Journal of Forensic Medicine & Pathology:
International Registry of Unusual Cases: PDF Only

"Ecstasy" and Sudden Cardiac Death.

Suarez, Ronald V. M.D.; Riemersma, Richard M.D.

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A case of an apparently natural death in association with the use of an MDMA (3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine) is reported. The pathophysiology of the death and the pharmacology of the drug are presented. An overview of the certification of such cases is briefly presented

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