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Postmortem caloricity

Temp of the body remains raised for first 2 hrs.
  1.  __    Heat stroke
  2.  __    Pontine haemorrhage
  3.  __    Gastroenteritis (cholera, typhoid)
  4.  __   intense Asphyxial condition
  5.  __   Strychnine (and Tetanus), Septicemia
Extra Edge: POSTMORTEM CALORICITY is not seen in burns.
  • LIVOR MORTIS
    1. Post-mortem staining/cadaveric lividity/ hypostasis/ suggilation/ vibices:
    2. Purplish-red discoloration of the dependent parts of the body after death due to capillovenous distension.
    3. Well developed within 4 hrs, fixed in 6-7 hrs, and persists till it merges with discoloration of putrefaction.
    4. NORMALLY COLOR OF THE BODY AFTER DEATH: BLUISH PINK f/b BLUISH PURPLE
i. CO (burn, cold) cherry red
ii. HCN pink
iii. Hypothermia bright pink
iv. methhemoglobinemia
(nitrates, nitrites, pot.bicarbonates, nitrobenzene, aniline*/ acetanilide / chlorates )
red brown / Chocolate brown
v. Clostridium perfringens bronze
vi. Opium black
vii. Hydrogen sulphide blue green
viii. Aniline*, CO2 deep blue
ix. potassium chlorate chocolate brown
x. Phosphorous/copper dark brown/yellow




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