Rare Case of Choking Death by Dispersible Tablet: A Case Report

Shailendra G Dhawane
2015 Journal of Forensic Research  
Choking is a form of asphyxia caused by an obstruction within the air passage. Aspiration of a foreign body is common in children and cause upper airway obstruction leading to significant morbidity and mortality. In most of the cases, death is due to mechanical obstruction of airway, in some cases, death may be due to reflex spasm of respiratory tract or by neurogenic cardiac arrest. Deaths due to choking are relatively rare occurrence.
doi:10.4172/2157-7145.1000s3-003 fatcat:ki646jeopjd7dihkvr43rq4g44