By B. G. Brogdon, Hermann Vogel, John D. McDowell
The result of aggression opposed to people could be hideously noticeable, yet can also be solely hid from informal inspection. usually, simply exploration of the hidden recesses of the brain through psychiatric overview, or radiologic exploration of the internal recesses of the physique can display 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 event of 2 distinct radiologists and a well known odontologist to supply an remarkable choice of radiographs depicting the result of violence at the human body.
Victims of aggression variety from the tiniest toddler to complete populations. optimistically you'll by no means stumble upon each state of affairs lined during this booklet. notwithstanding, when you come upon any, you want A Radiologic Atlas of Abuse, Torture, Terrorism, and Inflicted Trauma within sight.
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Unlike the case of battered children, the principal targets of assault on women are the head, neck, and face. The most common causes of facial injury in women are domestic violence and automobile accidents. Somewhat distinctive patterns emerge from evaluations of these two 8 mechanisms of injury. 1), such as the LeFort fractures, and worse, are seen in accident victims. 4). 13). 15). Blows to the body are less common and rarely produce fractures or other injuries diagnosed radiologically. Rib © 2003 by CRC Press LLC fractures, for instance, are rarely seen.
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. Note the symmetry and the single thin lamina of subperiosteal calciﬁcation. 51 Fracture of the clavicle sustained at childbirth. 52 Toddler fracture in a normal 20-month-old boy. 53 Supracondylar fracture of the humerus.
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. Note how in several cases the paranasal sinuses and nasal passages are filled with blood.
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