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Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Residency Program - Case of the Month

April 2013 - Presented by Sarah Barnhard, M.D.

Clinical history:

The decedent was a 33 year old male with a prior history of illicit drug use who complained of vague abdominal pain 1 week prior to death. The pain self-resolved. On the morning of demise, he was noted to have significant nausea and vomiting following breakfast, returned to bed to rest, and was found unresponsive a short time later. Cardio-pulmonary resuscitation was unsuccessful, and death was declared.

 

Autopsy images:

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