What is the significance of haemosiderin in the lungs of deceased infants?

@article{Forbes2004WhatIT,
  title={What is the significance of haemosiderin in the lungs of deceased infants?},
  author={Adam Forbes and Peter R Acland},
  journal={Medicine, science, and the law},
  year={2004},
  volume={44 4},
  pages={348-52}
}
In infants, pulmonary haemosiderin has been put forward as a marker of previous asphyxic abuse and possible grounds for suspicion of homicide. Review of the available literature does not provide a strong enough evidence base to support this claim. Further research is needed before instigation of criminal proceedings can be justified on this pathological… CONTINUE READING