Fatal air embolism during female autoerotic practice

@article{Marc2005FatalAE,
  title={Fatal air embolism during female autoerotic practice},
  author={Bernard Marc and Ali Chadly and Michel Durigon},
  journal={International Journal of Legal Medicine},
  year={2005},
  volume={104},
  pages={59-61}
}
SummaryAir embolism has been described in pregnant women and is a classic cause of death during attempted abortion by syringing. Death was caused by the introduction of an amount of air sufficient to cause a substantial air lock in the heart, pulmonary trunk or arteries. If the surface of the placenta has been stripped by the syringe, venous spaces are opened and air can pass into the circulation. Orogenital sex with vaginal insufflation can also cause air embolism during pregnancy. We report a… 
Natural death in the setting of autoerotic practice
TLDR
This case demonstrates the death of a 69 year old male which has occurred in the setting of a complex autoerotic environment, not as a result of asphyxiation, but rather as a results of natural causes which is likely to have been brought about by repeated similar activity.
Vaginal laceration leading to air embolism during consensual sexual intercourse
TLDR
A case of a vaginal laceration resulting in death caused by air embolism in a non-pregnant woman during consensual sexual intercourse with digital and penile penetration is reported.
Air Embolism During Sexual Intercourse in the Puerperium
TLDR
The sudden death from air embolism of a young woman during consensual penetrative vaginal intercourse with her male partner 12 days into the puerperium is described.
(º·¤ÇÒÁ¿×ÙÔ Case Report : Peripartum Venous Air Embolism
A 31 year old woman, with 39 weeks of pregnancy and history of closured atrial septal defect (ASD) was admitted for elective Cesarean section due to fetal malalignment. The operation was uneventful.
Accidental death in autoerotic maneuvers: Case series
TLDR
The dynamics of the investigation of the scene, the autopsy finding and the examination of the medical history are particularly important for forensic professionals that must classify the event as a suicide, homicide or as an accidental event.
Autoerotic Deaths in the Literature from 1954 to 2004: A Review
TLDR
All published cases ofAutoerotic deaths of nonclassic hanging or ligature type from 1954 to 2004, with the exclusion of homicide cases or cases in which the autoerotic activity was not solitary are reviewed.
Venous Air Embolism After Using a Birth-Training Device
TLDR
The patient likely suffered a venous air embolism in association with the use of the birth-training device and the complications suffered by this patient should give caution about use of such devices.
Suicide by Intentional Air embolism
TLDR
A rare case of a suicidal air embolism committed using a self‐made tool composed of a plastic bottle and an infusion set, injecting nearly 2000 mL of air into the cubital vein and the toxicological analysis suggested that midazolam, together with air, was also injected into the circulation using the same bottle and infusion set.
...
1
2
3
...

References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 21 REFERENCES
DEATH FROM AIR EMBOLISM FOLLOWING INSUFFLATION DURING PREGNANCY
To the Editor:— In the article by Dr. Herbert S. Breyfogle entitled "Death from Air Embolism Following Insufflation During Pregnancy" (The Journal, September 29, p. 342) the statement is made that
DEATH FROM AIR EMBOLISM FOLLOWING INSUFFLATION DURING PREGNANCY
TLDR
To the Editor:— Dr. Breyfogle's report of a death from air embolism following insufflation during pregnancy (The Journal, September 29, p. 342) interested me deeply and I have to say that the dry treatment of discharge of different kinds byinsufflation was used in Europe much earlier.
DEATH FROM AIR EMBOLISM FOLLOWING INSUFFLATION DURING PREGNANCY: REPORT OF A CASE
TLDR
Insufflation has been a medical practice since early in the nineteenth century and despite the fact that it has been used widely and frequently since then, it has not been regarded as a dangerous procedure.
Venous air embolism. Life-threatening complication of orogenital sex during pregnancy.
Orogenital sex as a cause of nonfatal air embolism in pregnancy.
TLDR
It is strongly recommended that survivors of this form of air embolism be transferred to hyperbaric facilities as soon as possible to reduce the long-term neurologic sequelae.
Autoerotic death in females. An underdiagnosed syndrome?
  • R. Byard, N. Bramwell
  • Medicine, Psychology
    The American journal of forensic medicine and pathology
  • 1988
TLDR
The case of a 19-year-old woman is described in which several of the characteristic death-scene features found in cases of male autoerotic asphyxial deaths were absent.
Forensic Medicine: A Study in Trauma and Environmental Hazards
TLDR
The place of myocardial biopsy is still being debated, and the editors conclude that although the procedure may be useful for prognosis its main value is in research, and its general application is not justified.
A case of female autoerotic death
  • B. Danto
  • Psychology
    The American journal of forensic medicine and pathology
  • 1980
TLDR
This presentation offers some opportunity to see how psychiatric insight assisted police investigation of an autocrotic death is seen, as cases involving females have never been reported.
Dental anesthetic death. An unusual autoerotic episode.
  • S. Leadbeatter
  • Medicine
    The American journal of forensic medicine and pathology
  • 1988
The details of an unusual autoerotic death are presented; the postulated method of induction of cerebral hypoxia was inhalation of nitrous oxide from a dental anesthetic machine; the theme of dental
Sexual asphyxia in the female.
  • F. A. Sass
  • Medicine
    Journal of forensic sciences
  • 1975
TLDR
What appears to be a clearly defined masochistic hanging in the female is reported, supported by many of the usual characteristics inherent in most male hangings.
...
1
2
3
...