J Forensic Leg Med 2021 Feb 15;78:102113. Epub 2021 Jan 15.
Istanbul University-Cerrahpaşa, Cerrahpasa Faculty of Medicine, Forensic Medicine Department, 34303, Istanbul, Turkey. Electronic address:
Falls from height are the most common cause of blunt trauma after traffic accidents. The focus of this retrospective study was to analyze the relationship between injuries in fatal falls and fall height, body mass index (BMI), and sex in 206 autopsy reports. Age, sex, weight, height, place of the fall, fall height, period between the incidence and death, external examination findings in the autopsy, intracranial findings, fractures, internal organ injuries, and information about the causes of death were recorded. Read More