By B. G. Brogdon, Hermann Vogel, John D. McDowell
The result of aggression opposed to people might be hideously visible, yet can also be solely hid from informal inspection. usually, merely exploration of the hidden recesses of the brain through psychiatric review, or radiologic exploration of the interior recesses of the physique can demonstrate the facts of such violence. This e-book makes a speciality of the latter.
A Radiologic Atlas of Abuse, Torture, Terrorism, and Inflicted Trauma combines the lifetime adventure of 2 individual radiologists and a well known odontologist to supply an extraordinary choice of radiographs depicting the result of violence at the human body.
Victims of aggression diversity from the tiniest baby to complete populations. confidently you'll by no means come upon each scenario coated during this publication. despite the fact that, in case you come upon any, you will have A Radiologic Atlas of Abuse, Torture, Terrorism, and Inflicted Trauma nearby.
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47 Alcohol embryopathy. Conditions which may be related to maternal alcohol intake include: (A) syndactyly, both soft tissue and bony (arrow); (B) duplication of the kidney and ureter (arrow); (C) craniopharyngioma (arrow) producing enlargement of the sella turcica and erosion of the dorsum sella. 48 (A) Congenital rickets in a Beduin infant. Note the malacic bone with loss of cortico-medullary distinction and the widened, frayed metaphysis with no zone of provisional calciﬁcation. (B) Pregnant Beduin female with insufﬁciency fractures in both superior pubic rami (large arrows).
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.
The female victim who is pregnant is an exception to the generalizations cited above. In this case, the breast and abdomen are common targets. In the latter case, the term prenatal child abuse has been applied. An increased rate of abortion and premature births reportedly has been found in 6,9–11 women who show a positive history of physical abuse. The term premarital abuse describing physical violence associated with dating and courtship was first used only 20 years ago. The term was a result of a survey that reported 22% of respondents had been victims of premarital vio12,13 lence or had been violent toward a premarital partner.
A radiologic atlas of abuse, torture, terrorism, and inflicted trauma by B. G. Brogdon, Hermann Vogel, John D. McDowell