Normal Organ Weights in Women: Part II—The Brain, Lungs, Liver, Spleen, and Kidneys

  title={Normal Organ Weights in Women: Part II—The Brain, Lungs, Liver, Spleen, and Kidneys},
  author={D. K. Molina and V. Dimaio},
  journal={The American Journal of Forensic Medicine and Pathology},
  • D. K. Molina, V. Dimaio
  • Published 2015
  • Medicine
  • The American Journal of Forensic Medicine and Pathology
  • Abstract Organomegaly can be a sign of disease and pathology, although standard tables defining organomegaly have yet to be established and universally accepted. This study was designed to address the issue and to determine a normal weight for the major organs in adult human females. A prospective study was undertaken of healthy females who had sudden, traumatic deaths at age 18 to 35 years. Cases were excluded if there was a history of medical illness including illicit drug use, prolonged… CONTINUE READING
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