Postmortem fetal extrusion in a case of maternal heroin intoxication

@article{Schulz2005PostmortemFE,
  title={Postmortem fetal extrusion in a case of maternal heroin intoxication},
  author={F. Schulz and K. P{\"u}schel and M. Tsokos},
  journal={Forensic Science, Medicine, and Pathology},
  year={2005},
  volume={1},
  pages={273-276}
}
A 34-year-old heroin addict in the eighth month of pregnancy was found dead in her apartment. [...] Key Result The head of a fetus was partly protruding from underneath the woman’s slip. At the time of autopsy, the body was in a state of advanced putrefaction with greenish discoloration of almost the complete body surface showing pronounced marbling and, in addition, now not only the head but also the upper part of the chest of a dead fetus were extruding from the birth canal with head presentation.Expand
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