Sudden unexpected death in a female fitness athlete, with a possible connection to the use of anabolic androgenic steroids (AAS) and ephedrine / I. Thiblin, H. Mobini-Far, M. Frisk. - (Forensic Science International 184 (20089) 1-3 (30 January; p. 7-11).
- PMID: 19110387.
- DOI: 10.1016/j.forsciint.2008.11.004
The use of anabolic androgenic steroids (AAS) has been associated with different adverse effects, some of which potentially lethal. Most users of AAS are male, but the prevalence of such use appears to be increasing in females. Here we present a sudden unexpected death in a female fitness athlete with a possible connection to use of doping agents.