As Cemetery roses (to the cemetery as a synonym for graveyard ) are dead spots , which originate from dying people with declining heart force already occur in his lifetime.
They can be traced back to the paralyzing blood circulation. In the phase of agony , the blood sinks into deeper parts of the body and can lead to rosette-like discoloration of the skin.
They occur primarily on the lower cheeks and behind the ears.
- ↑ Burkhard Madea: Praxis forensic medicine: assessment, reconstruction, assessment . Springer-Verlag, September 3, 2013, ISBN 978-3-662-09424-2 , p. 35.
- ^ Prokop / Göhler, Forensic Medicine (1975) 31.