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MÆDICA - a Journal of Clinical Medicine | Vol. 10, nr. 3, 2015
ISSN 1841-9038  |  e-ISSN 2069-6116
ISSN-L 1841-9038
CNCSIS - CMR - B+

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Wischnewsky Spots in Fatal Hypothermia: Case Report

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ABSTRACT

69-year-old male was found dead at the roadside in October month, death was declared suspicious by local prosecutor and autopsy was mandated. At autopsy, a large number of dark brown colored, ovalshaped lesions ranging from 1-15 mm under the mucosa defined as Wischnewsky spots, when stomach was dissected were observed. For the formation mechanism of Wischnewsky spots, there has no definite conclusions; more studies are needed on a case series.

Keywords: Wischnewsky spot, forensic, autopsy

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