An unusual case of fatal airbag injury

Yosuke Usumoto, Wakako Hikiji, Keiko Kudo, Akiko Tsuji, Noriaki Ikeda

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We report an unusual case of fatal airbag injury. A woman in her forties was driving a light car when it was involved in an accident. When the car was found, the left front wheel had dropped into the gutter, the front bumper was dented and the airbag had deployed. Forensic autopsy revealed that the right subclavian artery and the left vertebral artery were ruptured and 1,570 ml and 360 ml of blood with clots were observed in the left and the right thoracic cavity, respectively. It was considered that the unusual collision produced by deployment of the airbag had caused these ruptures and massive hemorrhaging. Although an airbag is an effective tool for ensuring the safety of a driver and the passengers, it may injure and occasionally kill the occupants if they do not remain in the appropriate and restrained seating position.

元の言語英語
ページ(範囲)225-229
ページ数5
ジャーナルFukuoka igaku zasshi = Hukuoka acta medica
99
発行部数11
出版物ステータス出版済み - 1 1 2008

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Air Bags
Wounds and Injuries
Thoracic Cavity
Subclavian Artery
Vertebral Artery
Accidents
Rupture
Autopsy
Thrombosis
Safety
Light

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Medicine(all)

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An unusual case of fatal airbag injury. / Usumoto, Yosuke; Hikiji, Wakako; Kudo, Keiko; Tsuji, Akiko; Ikeda, Noriaki.

:: Fukuoka igaku zasshi = Hukuoka acta medica, 巻 99, 番号 11, 01.01.2008, p. 225-229.

研究成果: ジャーナルへの寄稿記事

Usumoto, Y, Hikiji, W, Kudo, K, Tsuji, A & Ikeda, N 2008, 'An unusual case of fatal airbag injury', Fukuoka igaku zasshi = Hukuoka acta medica, 巻. 99, 番号 11, pp. 225-229.
Usumoto, Yosuke ; Hikiji, Wakako ; Kudo, Keiko ; Tsuji, Akiko ; Ikeda, Noriaki. / An unusual case of fatal airbag injury. :: Fukuoka igaku zasshi = Hukuoka acta medica. 2008 ; 巻 99, 番号 11. pp. 225-229.
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