The goal of this presentation is to show an unusual fatal case of cocaine related death in a long-term abuser with symptoms of excited delirium. Postmortem findings with a complete histological, immunohystochemical, and proteomics study (Western blotting) on brain and heart and toxicological analysis of cocaine distribution in fluids and tissues are discussed.

Death Due to an Acute Cocaine Intoxication and a Man With a Precedent Violent and Aggressive Behavior: Is it an Excited Delirium?

NERI, Margherita;
2012

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The goal of this presentation is to show an unusual fatal case of cocaine related death in a long-term abuser with symptoms of excited delirium. Postmortem findings with a complete histological, immunohystochemical, and proteomics study (Western blotting) on brain and heart and toxicological analysis of cocaine distribution in fluids and tissues are discussed.
2012
Cocaine Abusers, Oxidative Stress, Excited Delirium
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