Medical Definition of Traumatic asphyxia

1. Cyanotic asphyxia due to trauma; the extravasation of blood into the skin and conjunctivae, produced by a sudden mechanical increase in venous pressure, analogous to the Rumpel-Leede test; it is common in those who have been hanged, and is seen occasionally in crush injuries. Synonym: pressure stasis. (05 Mar 2000)



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