By B. G. Brogdon, Hermann Vogel, John D. McDowell
The result of aggression opposed to people might be hideously seen, yet can also be solely hid from informal inspection. usually, simply 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 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 variety from the tiniest child to complete populations. confidently you are going to by no means come upon each state of affairs lined during this publication. even though, in the event you stumble upon any, you will have A Radiologic Atlas of Abuse, Torture, Terrorism, and Inflicted Trauma nearby.
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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. 35 Shaken baby, 2 months old. (A) Healing distal radial and ulnar metaphyseal fractures with maturing subperiosteal hemorrhages. (B) Posttraumatic cerebral atrophy. 36 (A) Intramural hematoma obstructing the second portion of the duodenum (broad arrow) shown on GI series.
The pedicles are outlined to emphasize the lateral displacement. ” (B) She also had a skull fracture. She had been slammed against a wall. (C) Another infant hit in the back of the head with a blunt weapon, producing a separation of the odontoid process from the body of C-2 and anterior subluxation of C-1. 24 Fractured right mandibular neck (arrows) with dislocated mandibular head (arrowheads). M. Kroman and Dr. S. A. 25 (A and B) Simple parietal skull fracture. 26 (A) Compound skull fracture (arrows) with (B) associated subdural hematoma (arrows).
No fractures but marked widening of all cranial sutures due to subdural hematoma and cerebral edema. 35 Shaken baby, 2 months old. (A) Healing distal radial and ulnar metaphyseal fractures with maturing subperiosteal hemorrhages. (B) Posttraumatic cerebral atrophy. 36 (A) Intramural hematoma obstructing the second portion of the duodenum (broad arrow) shown on GI series. The impression or pad sign on the greater curvature of the gastric antrum suggests pancreatic edema or hemorrhage. (B) This child also had an occipital skull fracture (arrows).