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Adipocere in postmortem imaging using multislice computed tomography (MSCT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)



Adipocere in postmortem imaging using multislice computed tomography (MSCT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)



American Journal of Forensic Medicine and Pathology 26(4): 360-364



A body was found in a local river almost completely converted into adipocere. The corpse was identified as a 78-year-old male who was missed for 13 months. It was assumed that he committed suicide by drowning. The postmortem imaging findings utilizing multislice computed tomography (MSCT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in this virtopsy case are presented with special focus on the radiologic appearance of adipocere.

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Accession: 011731258

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PMID: 16304472

DOI: 10.1097/01.paf.0000188091.11225.38


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