Activity 2.3.3: Autopsy Report - Project Lead the Way: Biomedical

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Activity 2.3.3: Autopsy Report
NOTE: This is only a partial autopsy report. You will be receiving the remainder of
the autopsy report in pieces throughout the course.
Office of the Medical Examiner
Metropolitan Government of Anytown
Case # 77
Decedent: Anna Garcia
Age: 38
Weight: 165
Height: 64 Inches
Race: Hispanic
Sex: Female
Date and Time of Autopsy: August 15, 2012 11:00 am
Performed By: Dr. King
Laboratory Results:
Toxicology:
1.
Blood:
 No evidence of alcohol
 No evidence of non-prescription drugs or overdose of prescription drugs
 Blood glucose – 280mg/dL
 A1C – 11 percent
2. Urine

No evidence of non-prescription drugs or overdose of prescription drugs

Microalbumin test reveals significant protein in the urine

Ketones in urine
Explanation of Results:
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Internal Examination
Head and Neck:
Lens of the right eye appears cloudy. Blood vessels in both eyes are swollen.
Abnormal blood vessels are present on the left retina. Vision was most likely
compromised.
Examination of the oral cavity revealed significant plaque buildup on the teeth as
well as severely receding gums. 4-5 unfilled dental were visible.
Trunk
Left kidney appears pale and shows the beginning signs of necrosis. Right kidney
appears normal.
Explanation of Exam Findings:
Possible Causes of Death:
Jane King
_____________________
Jane King, MD
County Medical Examiner
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