Category : injuries

brain bleeds / pendarahan otak karena kecelakaan.

In general, brain bleeds are characterized by there locations and what causes them. There are exceptions to everything though. In a case like this, if you were only give a photo of the brain, you may think this was a subarachnoid hemorrhage. A subarachnoid bleed in most instances is cause by a ruptured berry aneurysm. However, on closer inspection of the brain, you can see the blood is actually pooling above the arachnoid layer. This can be confirmed when looking […]

Emergency surgery for stab wound to the heart! (short video)

Emergency surgery for stab wound to the heart! A cardiac stab wound (or penetrating cardiac trauma) is a potentially lethal injury with a high mortality rate. But, with appropriate treatment, better than 90% of those admitted alive will survive. This person got stabbed in the right side of his heart. He survived after a successful emergency operation. Operasi darurat untuk korban kejahatan yang jantungnya sampai terluka. sabetan/tusukan di wilayah cardiac beresiko menyebabkan luka yang sangat berbahaya dan sangat mematikan. tapi, […]

raccoon eyes

When a forensic pathologist is performing an autopsy, they begin with the external exam. This is examining the entire outside of a body looking for evidence of trauma, natural disease and findings which fall within normal limits. While examining a patient, if the pathologist notices they have “raccoon eyes” or bilateral black eyes, they should not automatically assume the person was punched in the face. Though impacts to the nose can cause bilateral periorbital hematomas or blood clots, most of […]

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