Kevorkian sign is seen in? – Forensic MCQ

Kevorkian sign is seen in?
A. Cornea
B. Retinal vessels
C. Pupil
D. Vitreous humour

Correct answer : B. Retinal vessels

  • Kevorkian sign is a postmortem change that occurs in the retinal vessels.
  • It is characterised by fragmentation of blood column in the retinal vessels.
  • It appears within minutes after death and lasts for about 1 hour.
  • It can be visualised by using an ophthalmoscope.

Ref: The Essentials of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology, Dr. K. S. Narayan Reddy, 26th edition, p132.

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