Forensic medicine – MCQ 39 – Cyanide poisoning

At autopsy, the cyanide poisoning case will show the following features, except:
A. Characteristic bitter lemon smell
B. Congested organs
C. The skin may be pinkish or cherry red in colour
D. Erosion and haemorrhages in oesophagus and stomach

Correct answer : A. Characteristic bitter lemon smell

In cyanide poisoning, the characteristic smell is that of bitter almonds.

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