By B. G. Brogdon, Hermann Vogel, John D. McDowell
The result of aggression opposed to people will be hideously noticeable, yet can also be totally hid from informal inspection. frequently, purely exploration of the hidden recesses of the brain through psychiatric overview, or radiologic exploration of the interior 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 adventure of 2 exotic radiologists and a well known odontologist to supply an unheard of selection of radiographs depicting the result of violence at the human body.
Victims of aggression variety from the tiniest child to whole populations. confidently you are going to by no means come across each scenario coated during this e-book. even though, if you encounter any, you will have A Radiologic Atlas of Abuse, Torture, Terrorism, and Inflicted Trauma close by.
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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. 16). 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.
19 Nuclear bone scan reveals multiple rib fractures (arrows) not yet visible on radiographs. Note the normal high uptake at the growth plates in the humeri; bilateral symmetrical metaphyseal injuries would be difﬁcult to appreciate. Here the baby is slightly rotated so the uptake is slightly asymmetrical at the shoulders. (Courtesy of Dr. 18 Rib sections removed at autopsy show multiple rib fractures ranging in age from fresh (0 to 7 days) to some that are 4 to 6 weeks or more posttrauma and essentially healed.
A radiologic atlas of abuse, torture, terrorism, and inflicted trauma by B. G. Brogdon, Hermann Vogel, John D. McDowell