An autopsy case report of chronic poisoning by intravenous injection of metallic mercury

Abstract

The case reported here was a 35-year-old woman, who died of bilateral pulmonary emboli and chronic poisoning 10 months after an intravenous injection of large amount of metallic mercury given by a culprit. The symptoms, signs, results of X-ray examination after poisoning, as well as detailed postmortem pathological examination and determination of mercury content in different organs were presented. The results of examination in connection with the mechanism of poisoning are briefly discussed and analyzed

DOI: 10.1007/BF02886627

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@article{Guangzhao2008AnAC, title={An autopsy case report of chronic poisoning by intravenous injection of metallic mercury}, author={Huang Guangzhao and Qin Qisheng and Li Daoquan and Fan Weijun}, journal={Acta Academiae Medicinae Wuhan}, year={2008}, volume={1}, pages={21-28} }