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

The result of aggression opposed to people should be hideously noticeable, yet can also be solely hid from informal inspection. frequently, in simple terms exploration of the hidden recesses of the brain through psychiatric review, or radiologic exploration of the internal recesses of the physique can exhibit the proof of such violence. This booklet specializes in the latter.

A Radiologic Atlas of Abuse, Torture, Terrorism, and Inflicted Trauma combines the lifetime event of 2 exotic 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 diversity from the tiniest little one to complete populations. confidently you are going to by no means come across each state of affairs coated during this e-book. notwithstanding, if you encounter any, you will have A Radiologic Atlas of Abuse, Torture, Terrorism, and Inflicted Trauma within sight.

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Courtesy of Dr. U. 31 Unenhanced CT shows blood in interhemispheric fissure, scattered subarachmoid hemorrhages. 30 Hemorrhagic contusion (arrow) with surrounding edema (open arrows) on unenhanced CT. 32 Intraventricular blood demonstrated by transfontanellar sonography. 33 Evidence of increased intracerebral pressure by Doppler ultrasonography; the diastolic pressure is below the zero line. 34 Shaken baby syndrome. No fractures but marked widening of all cranial sutures due to subdural hematoma and cerebral edema.

The obstetrician pushed it back from below into the uterus. (A) Right parietal pingpong fracture in frontal view. (B) Occipital view, 3-D CT reconstruction. 66 This baby had an intrauterine conversion from a transverse lie, suffering fractures in the process. ) © 2003 by CRC Press LLC 2 Abuse of Intimate Partners John D. S. G. D. Although psychological and sexual abuse are substantial problems, this discussion is limited to the physical abuse of intimate partners that may be demonstrable by the radiologic method.

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