The Case of the Empty BodyEmson H. E. M.A. M.D. F.R.C.P.CThe American Journal of Forensic Medicine and Pathology: December 1991 International Registry of Unusual Cases: PDF Only Abstract Autopsy on an externally intact decomposed body showed empty thoracic and abdominal cavities with no trace of normal organ content. The process producing this previously unencountered situation is discussed. © Lippincott-Raven Publishers.