A case of fatal hemorrhage in the cerebral ventricles following intravenous use of methamphetamine.

@article{Moriya2002ACO,
  title={A case of fatal hemorrhage in the cerebral ventricles following intravenous use of methamphetamine.},
  author={Fumio Moriya and Yoshiaki Hashimoto},
  journal={Forensic science international},
  year={2002},
  volume={129 2},
  pages={104-9}
}
We describe a case of massive hemorrhage in the cerebral ventricles, probably caused by methamphetamine abuse. A 44-year-old male was found dead in a prone position in a hotel room. Old and new injection marks were observed in his right cubital fossa. Petechiae were observed on the conjunctiva of his right eye, laryngeal mucosa, epicardium and under the capsule of the liver (to a slight or moderate degree). The brain, weighing 1.67 kg, was heavily edematous; the lateral and fourth ventricles… CONTINUE READING
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