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

The result of aggression opposed to people will be hideously seen, yet can also be completely hid from informal inspection. frequently, merely exploration of the hidden recesses of the brain through psychiatric overview, or radiologic exploration of the interior recesses of the physique can demonstrate the facts of such violence. This publication makes a speciality of the latter.

A Radiologic Atlas of Abuse, Torture, Terrorism, and Inflicted Trauma combines the lifetime event of 2 exceptional radiologists and a popular odontologist to supply an remarkable choice of radiographs depicting the result of violence at the human body.

Victims of aggression diversity from the tiniest youngster to whole populations. expectantly you are going to by no means come upon each state of affairs lined 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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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. 44 This 7-year-old girl said her father beats her when he gets drunk. Survey showed: (A) old fracture of the proximal humerus with residual deformity; (B) myositis ossificans in left arm; (C and D) bilateral epiphyseal injuries to the distal radius and ulna.

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. 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.

26 (A) Compound skull fracture (arrows) with (B) associated subdural hematoma (arrows). 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.

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