Fatalities due to methyl alcohol intoxication in Turkey: an 8-year study

Yayci N., Agritmis H., Turla A., Koc S.

FORENSIC SCIENCE INTERNATIONAL, cilt.131, ss.36-41, 2003 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 131 Konu: 1
  • Basım Tarihi: 2003
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1016/s0379-0738(02)00376-6
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.36-41


The aim of this study is to examine methyl alcohol poisoning cases from the medico-legal point of view. The records of the Morgue Department of Council of the Forensic Medicine were reviewed retrospectively for all methyl alcohol poisonings for the period of 27.10.1992 and 30.05.2001. The victim's age, sex, death year, death place, methyl alcohol blood levels, the source of methyl alcohol, accompanying laboratory results and histopathologic tissue changes were recorded.