Wischnevsky's gastric lesions in accidental hypothermia.

  title={Wischnevsky's gastric lesions in accidental hypothermia.},
  author={Makiko Takada and Itsuo Kusano and Hidetaka Yamamoto and Tenzou Shiraishi and Ryuichi Yatani and Kumiko Haba},
  journal={The American journal of forensic medicine and pathology},
  volume={12 4},
We examine the pathogenesis of Wischnevsky's lesions. These gastric lesions were found in 15 of 17 deaths due to accidental hypothermia. Deaths occurred at various minimum temperatures (-2.4-20.4 degrees C); gastric lesions did not always reflect exposure temperatures. However, all victims exposed to temperatures greater than 10 degrees C had severe lesions. At temperatures less than 5 degrees C, on the other hand, severe gastric lesions were seen in victims younger (43.2 years old) than those… CONTINUE READING
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