Year: 1984 Source: American Journal of Forensic Medical Pathology, v.5, no.3, (September 1984), p.245-248 SIEC No: 19850739

A case of suicidal ingestion of hydrofluoric acid is presented. Death of the victim while in police custody was one of the more unique aspects of the case. This is the sixth case of poisoning of this type reported in Dade County. Clinical, pathological, & toxicological aspects of fluoride poisoning are discussed.