Fatal air embolism during female autoerotic practice

@article{Marc2005FatalAE,
  title={Fatal air embolism during female autoerotic practice},
  author={B. Marc and A. Chadly and M. Durigon},
  journal={International Journal of Legal Medicine},
  year={2005},
  volume={104},
  pages={59-61}
}
  • B. Marc, A. Chadly, M. Durigon
  • Published 2005
  • Medicine
  • International Journal of Legal Medicine
  • 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… CONTINUE READING
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