The Journal of Bucharest College of Physicians and the Romanian Academy of Medical Sciences

Histopathology and Forensic Diagnostics Difficulties in a Patient with Multiple Affections and Double Cranio-Cerebral Injuries


This paper is a case presentation. This case was chosen because it presented several problems with indicating, with certainty, the cause of death and therefore establishing the tanato-generating mechanism. The patient is a female from the rural environment who dies after a hospitalization (03 March 2013) in the Clinical Emergency Hospital in Arad, Department of Neurology. The patient is admitted through the emergency unit due to a cranio-cerebral trauma in the left parietal-temporal region, assisted respiratory failure and second degree coma.