Items tagged “forensic”

8 results found
Case

Off-gassing on postmortem CT scanning of a scuba death

Gas within the he...
 Diagnosis certain
Dr Chris O'Donnell
Published 12 Jan 2012
75% complete
CT
Case

Buckle rib fractures

Typical buckle ri...
 Diagnosis certain
Dr Chris O'Donnell
Published 12 Jan 2012
80% complete
CT
Article

Buckle rib fracture

Buckle rib fractures are typical of an anterior compressive force to the chest, most commonly external cardiac massage, but can be seen following any such traumatic injury. Pathology Buckle rib fractures occur in all ages, even very elderly patients. Thus ribs are not the same as most adult lo...
Case

Pseudo-subarachnoid hemorrhage

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Chris O'Donnell
Published 19 Jan 2012
92% complete
CT
Article

Fracture-a-la-signature (skull fracture)

Fracture-a-la-signature (or signature fracture) is another term used to described a depressed skull fracture.  Fracture-a-la-signature derives its name from forensic medicine because the size and shape of a depressed skull fracture may give information on the type of weapon used. It can be a si...
Article

High-velocity penetrating brain injury

High-velocity penetrating brain injuries, in practical terms most often due to cranial gunshot injuries, are a form of penetrating traumatic brain injuries, which are much less common than blunt traumatic brain injuries and distinguished from low-velocity penetrating brain injuries (such as stab...
Case

Penetrating thoracic trauma (hemopericardium and cardiac tamponade)

The hematocrit si...
 Diagnosis certain
Dr Francesco Macri
Published 18 Jan 2016
92% complete
CT
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Skull fractures and hyperacute subdural hemorrhage child abuse

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Joseph Scheller
Published 08 Nov 2017
90% complete
CT

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