Post-mortem CT findings following intentional ingestion of mercuric chloride

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Abstract

Mercury is known to be associated with both acute and chronic poisoning. A 36-year-old man intentionally ingested mercuric chloride(HgCl2) and died within 24h. Post-mortem CT images showed oral, esophageal and gastric wall hyperdense staining .
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)136 - 138
Number of pages3
JournalLegal Medicine
Volume11
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2009

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