Journal of
Clinical Pathology and Forensic Medicine

  • Abbreviation: J. Clin. Pathol. Forensic Med.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2405
  • DOI: 10.5897/JCPFM
  • Start Year: 2010
  • Published Articles: 28

Table of Content: July 2017; 8(1)

July 2017

Isolated posterior inferior cerebellar artery stroke secondary to near-hanging: A case report

Suicide is the eighth leading cause of death in males, while strangulation injuries account for approximately 2.5% of all traumatic deaths worldwide. Hanging or ‘self-suspension’ is a form of ligature strangulation where the pressure is produced by the weight of the body itself. It is easily accessible, comparatively painless, almost always suicidal and cheap method of committing suicide. These attributes...

Author(s): Abha Sharma, Shivendu Bhardwaj, Rajat Jhamb and S. V. Madhu