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

Sudden Death by Lepomis macrochirus (the Killer Fish).

Pritchard, James R. D.O.

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Abstract

In this unusual case, death was not caused by either anaphylactoid reaction to fish or by fish poisoning. Death was due to asphyxia caused by a live, whole fish occluding the mouth and upper airway

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