The Importance of Hyaline Membrane Disease in Medicolegal Autopsies Case Report

  • Sülbiye Koyutürk Kartal Eğitim ve Araştırma Hastanesi Patoloji Laboratuvarı
  • Abdi Özaslan İstanbul Üniversitesi Cerrahpaşa Tıp Fakültesi Adli Tıp Anabilim Dalı
  • Sermet Koç İstanbul Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi Adli Tıp Anabilim Dalı
  • İnci Alıç Özaslan Adalet Bakanlığı Adli Tıp Kurumu
  • Hüseyin Sarı Adli Tıp Kurumu Başkanlığı
Keywords: perinatal death, hyalen membran disease, live birth, medicolegal autopsy


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