Fatal Left Ventricular Rupture and Pericardial Tamponade Following a Horse Kick to the Chest
American Journal of Forensic Medicine and Pathology, 05/31/2012Ebert LC et al.
In this case, a 13–year–old girl collapsed 3 minutes after sustaining a kick to the chest from a pony. Resuscitation attempts were unsuccessful. Postmortem computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging were performed before autopsy. Postmortem imaging may prove useful for the diagnosis of these types of injury.
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