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NCJ Number: 30570 Find in a Library
Title: SUICIDAL SCALDING BY INGESTION OF HOT WATER - REPORT OF A CASE
Journal: JAPANESE JOURNAL OF LEGAL MEDICINE  Volume:28  Issue:6  Dated:(NOVEMBER 1974)  Pages:413-414
Author(s): Y TAMAKI; Y OGURA
Corporate Author: Medico-Legal Soc of Japan
Faculty of Medicine
University of Tokyo Hongo
Japan
Date Published: 1974
Page Count: 2
Sponsoring Agency: Medico-Legal Soc of Japan
Tokyo, Japan
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: Japan
Annotation: SUICIDAL SCALDINGS ARE EXTREMELY RARE AND ARE VIRTUALLY LIMITED TO MENTAL PATIENTS AS IN THIS CASE INVOLVING A 26-YEAR-OLD MALE IN A JAPANESE MENTAL HOSPITAL.
Abstract: DESCRIBED ARE AUTOPSY FINDINGS. THE MAIN PATHOLOGY WAS IN THE UPPER DIGESTIVE TRACT DOWN TO THE CARDIAC AREA OF THE BODY.
Index Term(s): Autopsy; Forensic medicine; Japan; Mental disorders; Suicide
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