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Case report of death by diving with subsequent face trauma and brain trauma

Forensic Research & Criminology International Journal
Claude Jacques Chambriard,Sérgio Augusto Lopes de Souza2


The scope of this article is to describe death from brain injury, resulting from a deceleration mechanism, which occurred when diving and leading to facial trauma. Research was conducted in the literature and there is no report of this type of trauma triggering encephalic lesion (brain injury). In the literature search, only cervical lesions caused by diving were found.


diving accident, brain injury, death