mushroom of foam

A frothy nasolabial ‘spume’ seen in drowning victims, which appears as pressure is applied to the chest—in either resuscitation or by removing the victim’s clothes
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mushroom of foam

Forensic pathology A frothy nasolabial 'spume' seen in drowning victims, which appears as pressure is applied to the chest–in either resuscitation or by removing clothing. Cf 'Shaving cream' appearance.
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