July 29, 2003

A Killer Punch - Commotio Cordis

Punching Game Leaves San Jose Teen Dead

A while back I wrote an About.com article on commotio cordis--a little-known situation where a blow to the chest can interrupt the rhythm of the heart and cause immediate death.

It's sad, but this looks like one of those cases.

Posted by jameshom at July 29, 2003 11:32 AM | TrackBack
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