H J Carson

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Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The medium, not the message. How tattoos correlate with early mortality
    Henry J Carson
    From Mercy Hospital, Iowa City, IA
    Am J Clin Pathol 142:99-103. 2014
  2. doi request reprint Patterns of ecchymoses caused by manner of death and collateral injuries sustained in bruising incidents: decedent injuries, profiles, comparisons, and clinicopathologic significance
    Henry J Carson
    Linn County Medical Examiners Office, 930 1st Street SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404, USA
    J Forensic Sci 55:1534-42. 2010
  3. doi request reprint Optic nerve trauma with unilateral edema as a result of head injury
    Henry J Carson
    Office of the Jackson County Medical Examiner, 660 E 24th Street, Kansas City MO 64108, USA
    J Forensic Leg Med 17:283-4. 2010
  4. doi request reprint A fatality involving an unusual route of fentanyl delivery: Chewing and aspirating the transdermal patch
    Henry J Carson
    Office of the Jackson County Medical Examiner, Kansas City, MO, USA
    Leg Med (Tokyo) 12:157-9. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Unexpected death following single blow to the orbit
    Henry J Carson
    Linn County Medical Examiner s Office, Cedar Rapids, IA 52411, USA
    Am J Forensic Med Pathol 31:370-2. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Dyads of father and son suicide separated by time and circumstances
    Henry J Carson
    Linn County Medical Examiner s Office, Cedar Rapids, IA 52406, USA
    Am J Forensic Med Pathol 31:80-2. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Identification at autopsy of pulverized pills in lungs of a first-time methadone user
    Henry J Carson
    Linn County Medical Examiner s Office, Cedar Rapids, IA, USA
    J Forensic Leg Med 16:494-6. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Mast cell tryptase in a case of anaphylaxis due to repeat antibiotic exposure
    Henry J Carson
    Leg Med (Tokyo) 11:234-6. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Brain trauma in head injuries presenting with and without concurrent skull fractures
    Henry J Carson
    Weland Clinical Laboratories, 1911 1st Avenue SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52406, USA
    J Forensic Leg Med 16:115-20. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Death from undiagnosed glioblastoma multiforme and toxic self-medication presenting with concurrent dysfunctional behavior
    Henry J Carson
    Staff Pathologist, Weland Clinical Laboratories, 1911 1st Avenue SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52406, USA
    J Forensic Leg Med 15:395-7. 2008

Detail Information

Publications18

  1. ncbi request reprint The medium, not the message. How tattoos correlate with early mortality
    Henry J Carson
    From Mercy Hospital, Iowa City, IA
    Am J Clin Pathol 142:99-103. 2014
    ..At autopsy, tattoos are recorded as part of the external examination. An investigation was undertaken to determine whether negative messages that are tattooed on a decedent may indicate a predisposition to certain fatal outcomes...
  2. doi request reprint Patterns of ecchymoses caused by manner of death and collateral injuries sustained in bruising incidents: decedent injuries, profiles, comparisons, and clinicopathologic significance
    Henry J Carson
    Linn County Medical Examiners Office, 930 1st Street SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404, USA
    J Forensic Sci 55:1534-42. 2010
    ..Therefore, ecchymoses may be a surrogate marker to direct the pathologist to continue to seek a cause of death should be seen, even if the case, otherwise, appears to be indeterminate...
  3. doi request reprint Optic nerve trauma with unilateral edema as a result of head injury
    Henry J Carson
    Office of the Jackson County Medical Examiner, 660 E 24th Street, Kansas City MO 64108, USA
    J Forensic Leg Med 17:283-4. 2010
    ..5% of automobile accidents and assaults. Other causes of optic nerve trauma and edema include tumors, osteopetrosis, or reaction to a peripheral hemodialysis shunt...
  4. doi request reprint A fatality involving an unusual route of fentanyl delivery: Chewing and aspirating the transdermal patch
    Henry J Carson
    Office of the Jackson County Medical Examiner, Kansas City, MO, USA
    Leg Med (Tokyo) 12:157-9. 2010
    ..The novel findings include a chewed patch, aspiration of a drug patch, and combination with an illicit drug at potentially lethal blood levels for both methamphetamine and fentanyl in a novice user...
  5. doi request reprint Unexpected death following single blow to the orbit
    Henry J Carson
    Linn County Medical Examiner s Office, Cedar Rapids, IA 52411, USA
    Am J Forensic Med Pathol 31:370-2. 2010
    ..Alcohol is reported sometimes to have a neuroprotective effect in head injury. The present case illustrates an extreme conclusion of an otherwise-routine head trauma...
  6. doi request reprint Dyads of father and son suicide separated by time and circumstances
    Henry J Carson
    Linn County Medical Examiner s Office, Cedar Rapids, IA 52406, USA
    Am J Forensic Med Pathol 31:80-2. 2010
    ..Copycat suicide is well-documented in high-profile cases. The effect of father-son relationships is likely closer and more influential than celebrity suicides...
  7. doi request reprint Identification at autopsy of pulverized pills in lungs of a first-time methadone user
    Henry J Carson
    Linn County Medical Examiner s Office, Cedar Rapids, IA, USA
    J Forensic Leg Med 16:494-6. 2009
    ..The decedent fit a profile of a victim of prescription drug abuse, for whom the mode of administration of drugs may be altered from intended use in as many as 80% of cases...
  8. doi request reprint Mast cell tryptase in a case of anaphylaxis due to repeat antibiotic exposure
    Henry J Carson
    Leg Med (Tokyo) 11:234-6. 2009
    ..The case suggests that in a patient with autoimmune disease, it may be prudent to test for immune reaction to a drug before administering it a second time via pinprick or other method...
  9. ncbi request reprint Brain trauma in head injuries presenting with and without concurrent skull fractures
    Henry J Carson
    Weland Clinical Laboratories, 1911 1st Avenue SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52406, USA
    J Forensic Leg Med 16:115-20. 2009
    ..Brain injury of some kind occurred in 90% of cases of head trauma, so a high level of suspicion should be placed in seeking skull fractures or brain injury...
  10. doi request reprint Death from undiagnosed glioblastoma multiforme and toxic self-medication presenting with concurrent dysfunctional behavior
    Henry J Carson
    Staff Pathologist, Weland Clinical Laboratories, 1911 1st Avenue SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52406, USA
    J Forensic Leg Med 15:395-7. 2008
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  11. doi request reprint Massive internal injury in the absence of significant external injury after collisions of passenger vehicles with much larger vehicles
    Henry J Carson
    Weland Clinical Laboratories, 1911 1st Avenue SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52406, USA
    J Forensic Leg Med 15:219-22. 2008
    ..We speculate that collisions between passenger vehicles and very large vehicles generate massive internal injuries by transmission of force through the victims...
  12. ncbi request reprint Classes of drugs and their prevalence in multiple drug intoxication in suicides and accidents
    Henry J Carson
    Weland Clinical Laboratories, Cedar Rapids, IA 52406, USA
    Leg Med (Tokyo) 10:92-5. 2008
    ..These data suggest profiles that may help elucidate manner of death in indeterminate cases of death from MDI...
  13. ncbi request reprint Metastasis of colonic adenocarcinoma to the external ear canal: an unusual case with a complex-pattern of disease progression
    Henry J Carson
    Department of Pathology, Mercy Medical Center, 701 10th St SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52403, USA
    Ear Nose Throat J 84:36-8. 2005
    ..The significance of such wide-ranging metastases is that metastasis of adenocarcinoma to the ear did not signal imminent death, and relief of the hearing loss it caused was possible...
  14. ncbi request reprint Visceral botryomycosis in a case of Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae endocarditis
    Henry J Carson
    Department of Pathology, Mercy Medical Center, Cedar Rapids, IA 52403, USA
    Hum Pathol 36:117-9. 2005
    ..Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae is an organism that is becoming identified in a range of infections in humans, the manifestations and pathophysiology of which are still being discovered...
  15. ncbi request reprint Coronary arteritis diagnosed at autopsy: three case reports and review of the literature
    H J Carson
    Mercy Medical Center, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, USA
    Am J Forensic Med Pathol 21:349-53. 2000
    ..Coronary arteritis is an important finding in forensic pathology and merits consideration in a case of unexplained death...
  16. ncbi request reprint Death from asthma associated with sertraline overdose
    H J Carson
    Department of Pathology, Mercy Medical Center, Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52403, USA
    Am J Forensic Med Pathol 21:273-5. 2000
    ..Additional observations in the future will be useful in assessing the role of this class of drugs in patients with asthma...
  17. pmc Declining immunoglobulin A production in prostates of men with AIDS
    H J Carson
    Department of Pathology, Mercy Medical Center, Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52403, USA
    Clin Diagn Lab Immunol 6:981-2. 1999
    ..Prostate sections from nondiseased men were positive for IgA, while prostate sections from AIDS patients were essentially negative for IgA. Diminishing secretory IgA production may represent a characteristic of AIDS...
  18. ncbi request reprint Carbon monoxide poisoning without cherry-red livor
    H J Carson
    Mercy Medical Center, Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52403, USA
    Am J Forensic Med Pathol 22:233-5. 2001
    ..The medicolegal and social consequences of such misclassification can be significant, and psychiatric history, which may be useful to surviving family members, could be lost...