Affiliation: University of Siena
- Case report of a fatal intoxication by citalopramDuccio Luchini
Dipartimento di Scienze Medico Legali, Universita degli Studi di Siena, Italy
Am J Forensic Med Pathol 26:352-4. 2005..We report the exact concentrations of the citalopram in the organs, and wethink that this can be useful in the cases where the blood samples were not available (ie, carbonized or decomposed body)...
- Molecular detection of Leptospira interrogans in human tissues and environmental samples in a lethal case of leptospirosisD Luchini
Department of Forensic Sciences, University of Siena, Policlinico Le Scotte, Viale Bracci, 53100 Siena, Italy
Int J Legal Med 122:229-33. 2008..Polymerase chain reaction analysis and DNA sequencing confirmed the clinical diagnosis of Weil syndrome, and the death was considered to be an occupational accident with all the legal implications...
- A syndrome of bilateral hemorrhage of the thalamus and myocarditis with fatal courseA Malandrini
Department of Neurological and Behavioural Sciences, Neuroscience Section, University of Siena, Viale Bracci 2, 53100 Siena, Italy
J Clin Forensic Med 11:208-10. 2004..We hypothesize an infective agent, affecting the heart and thalamus, as the cause of this syndrome. Diaschisis due to the strategic anatomical position of the thalamus may have been responsible for coma state and death...