Burtonian Line (Lead Line) Burtonian line, also known as lead line is a clinical manifestation of chronic lead poisoning It is a stippled blue line seen in 50-70% of patients with chronic lead poisoning It is manifested as a bluish black line due to epidermal deposition of lead sulphate at the junction of the… Continue reading Lead Poisoning
Ref: Reddy Forensic Medicine & Toxicology
Corrosive Poison’s: Ref. :Reddy Forensic Medicine & Toxicology :Rajesh Bardale Principles of Toxicology
Poison Active principle Fatal Fatal Antidote Also kn as m/l significance Stomach Dose Period wash Sulphuric 10-15ml 12-24Hrs milk of magnesia oil of vitriol Accidental Acid lime water Suicidal(Most) AVOID aluminium hydroxide gel Abortifacient Nitric acid 10-15ml 12-24Hrs SAME AS ABOVE Aqua fortis Accidental AVOID suicidal Hydrochloric 15-20ml 12-24hrs SAME AS ABOVE Muriatic acid Suicidal(Most)… Continue reading Toxicology review By DRG . Ref: Reddy & Rajesh Bardale
NOTE: Only Essential Exam point IPC’s Listed Below For Further Ref: Reddy’s Txt Forensic medicine & Toxicology.. 177. Furnishing false information 178. Refusing oath or affirmation when duly required by public servant to make it 191. Giving false evidence 192. Fabricating false evidence 193. Punishment for false evidence 194. Giving or fabricating false evidence with… Continue reading Essential IPC’s
It is also called secondary drowning or near drowning. It refers to a peron who was resuscitated after drowning and survives for 24hours. He may develop hypoxemia resulting in brain damage, cerebral edema, pulmonary edema, pneumonitis, myocardial anoxia, cardiac arrhythimas, electrolyte imbalance, metabolic acidosis, hemoglobinuria, fever and sepsis. Death occurs in about 20% of victims.… Continue reading Post immersion syndrome
It is a set of 4 conditions as set by the Harvard School of Medicine for diagnosis of irreversible coma. They are: Unreceptivity and unresponsiveness Lack of movements or breathing Absent reflexes Flat electroencephalogram (confirmatory) These conditions also are to be met: Body temperature >= 32 C Not under the influence of CNS… Continue reading Harvard criteria for brain death
A 16-year-old girl was admitted to the ICU with a history of consuming poison (20 ml of deltamethrin containing 12.5mg/ml, total dose = 250mg) following a domestic dispute. She presented with status epilepticus. As per the details gathered from the relatives, the patient was having continuous generalized tonic clonic seizures (GTCs) (status) since one hour… Continue reading Organophosphate or organochlorines or something else….?
AN Abrasion is visible on the arm , there is a feeling that the lines of abrasion are directed in a particular way ! this gives the idea of the force that caused the abrasion. an abrasion can be a result of friction between the body and a ROUGH SURFACE , the force can be… Continue reading Abrasion on arm & direction of force – forensics !