The Importance of Hyaline Membrane Disease in Medicolegal Autopsies Case Report
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perinatal death
hyalen membran disease
live birth
medicolegal autopsy

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Koyutürk S, Özaslan A, Koç S, Özaslan İnci, Sarı H. The Importance of Hyaline Membrane Disease in Medicolegal Autopsies Case Report. The Bulletin of Legal Medicine. 1998;3(3):98-101. DOI:


HMD, a frequent cause of perinatal death, is of paramount importance in medicolegal autopsies, because it indicates live birth. In this paper, a case is presented which died after two days of hospitalization following birth and in which HMD was diagnosed histopathologically during autopsy.

Key Words: Perinatal death, Hyalen membran disease, Live birth, Medicolegal autopsy.
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