LARISA HELEN MAHAGA-AJALA
55 year-old female
Had excellent health up to date.
Recently won lottery.
Recent Medical Problems
Partial limb paralysis
Increased pigmentation of skin on palms and soles
White banding on fingernails
Low levels of ATP production
Unusually high levels of arsenic
Abnormal levels of cell death due to lack of ATP
Malfunctioning organelle: Mitochondria
Low levels of ATP production.
High levels of cell death that weren’t caused by programmed cell
death but because of low production of ATP.
ATP is produced in the mitochondria.
What Causes the Other Symptoms?
The significant other of the patient poisoned her
Previous marital stress.
Reason to kill because of newly obtained wealth from the
lottery the patient won.
Using information from physical
From arsenic poisoning, possible symptoms include (but are
not limited to):
Pigmentation of skin as show from previous picture.
Muscle atrophy; explains the partial limb paralysis and muscle
Gastrointestinal disorders; explains pain in abdomen.
Accompanied by: nausea, profuse sweating, diarrhea, and
• The vomiting could have also led to weight loss.
Other symptoms because of dehydration and loss of salts:
Dizziness (vertigo) and.