C. V. Kulkarni 1 , Ashok Panchonia 2 , S. K. Dadu 3 , N. P. Tiwari
INTRODUCTION Studies conducted in few countries have shown that people in custody have increased rate of morbidity and mortality than those not in prisons. Many of these deaths are premature deaths and can be prevented with proper care and treatment. The present study was undertaken to examine Autopsy Viscera of prisoners and provide organ pathology pattern. A total of 459 cases of Autopsy Viscera were received in Department of Pathology, M.G.M. Medical College Indore, in which 40 cases were of prisoners. The study consists of 39(97.5%) males and 1(2.5%) females and their age ranged from 20 to 80 years. It was noted that the most common organ pathology is Tuberculosis 4(10%) followed by Pneumonia, Myocardial infarction and Malignancy 3 cases (7.5%).