By B. G. Brogdon, Hermann Vogel, John D. McDowell
The result of aggression opposed to people could be hideously visible, yet can also be completely hid from informal inspection. usually, in simple terms exploration of the hidden recesses of the brain through psychiatric evaluate, or radiologic exploration of the internal recesses of the physique can demonstrate the proof of such violence. This ebook makes a speciality of the latter.
A Radiologic Atlas of Abuse, Torture, Terrorism, and Inflicted Trauma combines the lifetime event of 2 unique radiologists and a well known odontologist to supply an remarkable selection of radiographs depicting the result of violence at the human body.
Victims of aggression diversity from the tiniest child to complete populations. expectantly you'll by no means come upon each scenario coated during this e-book. although, in the event you come upon any, you will have A Radiologic Atlas of Abuse, Torture, Terrorism, and Inflicted Trauma nearby.
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27 (A) Complex skull fracture. 17. (Courtesy of Dr. ) (B and C) Another child with complex (black arrows) and depressed (white arrows) skull fractures. 28 Depressed frontal fracture. 29 This 3-month-old reportedly slipped from her mother’s hands in the bath and suffered a simple frontal fracture under a large hematoma. She was stable with no neurological symptoms and was sent home. She was returned to another hospital one month later. (A) The frontal fracture is widened (arrows). (B) There is a partially calciﬁed subgaleal hematoma (open arrows), fresh subdural blood (arrowheads), and cerebral edema.
C. , Domestic violence: risk factors and outcomes, West. J. , 155, 133, 1991. 13. , Premarital abuse: a social psychological perspective, J. Fam. 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.
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). The bones are profoundly osteomalacic (small white arrow). The fetal skull is thin and poorly mineralized (black arrows). 49 Lotus foot deformity in an octogenarian Chinese woman whose feet were bound as a child. 50 Physiologic periosteal elevation and calciﬁcation in a 4-month-old male.
A radiologic atlas of abuse, torture, terrorism, and inflicted trauma by B. G. Brogdon, Hermann Vogel, John D. McDowell