Sudden death due to primary intracranial neoplasms. A forensic autopsy study (Journal article)

Vougiouklakis, T./ Mitselou, A./ Agnantis, N. J.

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dc.contributor.authorVougiouklakis, T.en
dc.contributor.authorMitselou, A.en
dc.contributor.authorAgnantis, N. J.en
dc.date.accessioned2015-11-24T18:49:47Z-
dc.date.available2015-11-24T18:49:47Z-
dc.identifier.issn0250-7005-
dc.identifier.urihttps://olympias.lib.uoi.gr/jspui/handle/123456789/18005-
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dc.subjectAdulten
dc.subjectAgeden
dc.subjectAstrocytoma/*pathologyen
dc.subjectAutopsyen
dc.subjectBrain Neoplasms/*pathologyen
dc.subjectDeath, Suddenen
dc.subjectGlioblastoma/*pathologyen
dc.subjectHumansen
dc.subjectMaleen
dc.subjectRetrospective Studiesen
dc.titleSudden death due to primary intracranial neoplasms. A forensic autopsy studyen
heal.typejournalArticle-
heal.type.enJournal articleen
heal.type.elΆρθρο Περιοδικούel
heal.identifier.secondaryhttp://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16821633-
heal.languageen-
heal.accesscampus-
heal.recordProviderΠανεπιστήμιο Ιωαννίνων. Σχολή Επιστημών Υγείας. Τμήμα Ιατρικήςel
heal.publicationDate2006-
heal.abstractAlthough most fatal tumors are diagnosed well before a patient's death, occasionally forensic pathologists encounter cases in which the presence of a primary tumor of the central nervous system had not been suspected prior to death. A search for cases of sudden death due to intracranial tumors from a total of 1985 autopsies from the archives of the Department of Forensic Pathology, University of Ioannina, Greece, in the period 1998-2005, was undertaken. Two such cases in which a medico-legal autopsy had disclosed brain tumors were found. The first case was a 34-year-old man who had been found unconscious in bed, and died a few hours after hospitalization. His autopsy had revealed a 7-cm glioblastoma at the level of the third ventricle. The second case involved a 67-year-old man presenting with brain tumor, diagnosed 1.5 months previously. The patient had died after 16 hours of hospitalization. A 4-cm astrocytoma of the left temporal lobe had been found at autopsy. In both cases, the tumors may, directly or indirectly, have been the underlying cause of death. The importance of a thorough neuropathological examination in all cases of sudden death, in which no extracerebral cause had been found, is emphasized.en
heal.journalNameAnticancer Resen
heal.journalTypepeer-reviewed-
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