Commotio cordis--a report of two similar cases.

Abstract

Commotio cordis is a rare and fatal mechano-electric arrhythmogenic syndrome, occurring mainly during sports activities. The present study describes two similar cases of sudden death caused by commotio cordis associated with homicide. The two decedents were both 15-year-old male teenagers. Both collapsed within several minutes after being punched in the… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1556-4029.2012.02292.x

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@article{Zheng2013CommotioCR, title={Commotio cordis--a report of two similar cases.}, author={Na Zheng and Man Liang and Yan Liu and Liang Liu and Shao Hua Zhu}, journal={Journal of forensic sciences}, year={2013}, volume={58 1}, pages={245-7} }