Normal respiratory postmortem changes

Dr Hamish Smith et al.

Normal respiratory postmortem changes refers to the expected changes seen in the respiratory system and tract with postmortem imaging.

Radiographic features

CT
  • hypostasis occurs in the lung postmortem and is visible as a hyperdense gradient dependent with gravity which is bilateral and symmetrical 1,2
  • endotracheal fluid is also common 1

Article information

rID: 62979
System: Forensic
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