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  • A retrospective analysis of alcohol in medicolegal postmortems over a period of five years 

    Loftus I.A.J.; Dada M.A. (1992)
    Violence and violent death are everyday events in present-day South Africa. Although this phenomenon may be attributed in great part to the sociopolitical environment, the single most important underlying common factor is ...

  • Cerebral infarction and intracranial arterial dissection in closed head injury 

    Rutherfoord G.S.; Dada M.A.; Nel J.P. (1996)
    This report describes the autopsy findings in three cases of closed head injury dying of cerebral infarction, with brain swelling and herniation. In each instance the cause of the infarct was found to be subintimal dissection ...

  • Laryngeal cyst and sudden death 

    Dada M.A. (1995)
    Laryngeal cysts are relatively uncommon and account for about five per cent of benign laryngeal lesions. The commonest location is the epiglottis. Pathologically these lesions may be divided into epithelial, tonsillar or ...

  • Medicolegal aspects of cerebral amyloid angiopathy: A case report 

    Dada M.A.; Rutherfoord G.S. (1993)
    Autopsy examination performed on a 75-year-old woman who had been in a minor road traffic accident revealed an occipital lobar hematoma with subdural extension. Histological examination of brain tissue showed the presence ...

  • Shotgun pellet embolism to the brain 

    Dada M.A.; Loftus I.A.J.; Rutherfoord G.S. (1993)
    This report describes the autopsy findings in a young man who died after having been shot with a shotgun from about 30 m. Although not suspected clinically, a right middle cerebral artery territory infarct was found; its ...

  • Sudden death caused by testicular germ cell tumour 

    Dada M.A.; Van Velden D.J.J. (1995)
    Most cases of sudden unexpected 'natural' death are due to primary disorders of the cardiovascular, respiratory and central nervous system. Sudden death due to a previously undiagnosed malignancy is rare in young, apparently ...