An Unusual Fatal Case of Accidental Asphyxia in a Child

    Volume 37, Issue 6 (November 1992)

    ISSN: 0022-1198

    CODEN: JFSOAD

    Page Count: 5


    González-Azpeitia, C
    Assistant Professors, Unit of Legal Medicine, University of Cantabria, Santander,

    González-Gil, J
    Assistant Professors, Unit of Legal Medicine, University of Cantabria, Santander,

    Calvet, R
    Associate, Unit of Legal Medicine, University of Cantabria, Santander,

    (Received 7 March 1992; accepted 20 April 1992)

    Abstract

    The death of a three-year-old child by asphyctic mechanism is described. The child was accidentally suspended by the neck from a half-opened car window. This report details the form in which the accident occurred. The influence of the type of window and the autopsy findings.


    Paper ID: JFS13362J

    DOI: 10.1520/JFS13362J

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