Forensic Lung Pathology

  • Michael A. Graham


Sudden and unexpected natural deaths and nonnatural deaths may result from various pulmonary conditions. Additionally, several nonpulmonary conditions of forensic significance may be complicated by the development of respiratory lesions. Certain situations with pulmonary pathology are particularly likely to be critically scrutinized and may form the basis of allegations of medical negligence, other personal injury liability, or wrongful death.1


Blast Wave Primary Pulmonary Hypertension Diffuse Alveolar Damage Blast Injury Pulmonary Contusion 
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  1. 1.St. Louis University School of MedicineSt Louis
  2. 2.Division of Forensic and Environmental PathologyCity of St. LouisSt. LouisUSA

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