A radiologic atlas of abuse, torture, terrorism, and by B. G. Brogdon, Hermann Vogel, John D. McDowell

By B. G. Brogdon, Hermann Vogel, John D. McDowell

The result of aggression opposed to people could be hideously visible, yet can also be fullyyt hid from informal inspection. frequently, in basic terms exploration of the hidden recesses of the brain through psychiatric evaluate, or radiologic exploration of the internal recesses of the physique can display the facts of such violence. This ebook specializes in the latter.

A Radiologic Atlas of Abuse, Torture, Terrorism, and Inflicted Trauma combines the lifetime adventure of 2 unique radiologists and a well known odontologist to supply an extraordinary selection of radiographs depicting the result of violence at the human body.

Victims of aggression diversity from the tiniest baby to whole populations. confidently you'll by no means stumble upon each state of affairs coated during this booklet. even if, if you happen to encounter any, you want A Radiologic Atlas of Abuse, Torture, Terrorism, and Inflicted Trauma nearby.

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Issues, 3, 79, 1982. 14. , Forensic Radiology, CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL, 1998, chap. 16. , Forensic Radiology, CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL, 1998. With permission. 16. 1 (A–F) Examples of massive injuries to the nasal bones, maxilla, mandible, orbits, and base of skull from automobile accidents as shown by computed tomography examination. Note how in several cases the paranasal sinuses and nasal passages are filled with blood. 1 (Continued) Examples of massive injuries to the nasal bones, maxilla, mandible, orbits, and base of skull from automobile accidents as shown by computed tomography examination.

58 Menkes disease (kinky hair syndrome). A degenerative disease with mental and motor retardation, clonic seizures 19 and (A) peculiar kinky hair. (B) They may show rachetic-like bony changes related to copper deficiency. 59 Vitamin A intoxication can cause a periosteal reaction (white arrows). This patient also had excessive vitamin D medication causing the vascular calcification (black and white arrow). 60 Scurvy. (A) Upper extremity with osteoporotic bone, beak-like metaphyseal corners and other metaphyseal changes giving the appearance of a double zone of provisional calcification.

This same infant had been brought in earlier with seven coins in the esophagus, which were at that time considered accidental, now signed out as homicide. (Courtesy of Dr. , Am. J. Forensic Med. , 14, 323, 1993. 43 This 11-month-old female was brought in from a hippie commune with 30% burns. (A) The toes had been burned off of a foot. After the burns were treated multiple underlying fractures were found including (B) the distal femur and (C) the ankle on the same extremity as the destroyed toes.

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