Sudden death due to sarcoid heart disease

Lauren R. Boglioli, Mark L. Taff, Saralee Funke, Isidore Mihalakis

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A case of sudden death due to massive myocardial sarcoidosis is presented. Cardiac sarcoidosis is discussed. Since the deceased was a New York City police officer with death benefit entitlements under the Heart Bill, the implications of the medicolegal autopsy are emphasized.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1072-1073
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Forensic Sciences
Issue number5
StatePublished - Sep 1998


  • Chronic granulomatous disease
  • Forensic pathology
  • Forensic science
  • Myocardial sarcoidosis
  • Sarcoidosis


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