Coroner's physician, Lancaster County, Lincoln, NE
Forensic death investigator, Lancaster County Coroner's Office, Lincoln, NE
(Received 19 May 1990; accepted 19 June 1990)
A case of fatal taxine poisoning from the ingestion of yew leaves by a young college man is reported. The toxicity of the plant is discussed, and the limited medical literature is reviewed.
Paper ID: JFS13065J