Choking on food: a rare case of alexander leukodystrophy and choking.

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Every body has to eat to survive but it becomes a matter of great concern, when the life provider food becomes an asphyxiating agent. In this case, a 60-year-old woman choked herself while swallowing biscuits. On autopsy examination, biscuits were found lodged in larygo-pharynx. Brain showed marked dystrophy and loosened lusterless white matter. On… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/PAF.0b013e3181859ff7

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@article{Murty2008ChokingOF, title={Choking on food: a rare case of alexander leukodystrophy and choking.}, author={Om Prakash Murty and Keinseong Mun and Neetu Gopinath and Kum Thong Wong}, journal={The American journal of forensic medicine and pathology}, year={2008}, volume={29 4}, pages={364-7} }