Published in Pharma Law Weekly, July 14th, 2009
"In some forensic Manuals, bleeding in the ears is anecdotally associated with strangulation. We report 2 cases of criminal strangulation with hemotyrnpanum and otorrhagia, emphasizing the importance of this sign with strangulation," wrote S. Duband and colleagues.
The researchers concluded: "We present the proposed pathophysiology of the injuries and the value of otoscopic evaluation to complete the external examination in forensic cases suspicious for strangulation.."
Duband and colleagues published their study in...
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