Published Online: 1 July 1983
Page Count: 11
Forensic odontologist, Montreal, Quebec
(Received 25 September 1982; accepted 13 December 1982)
The term of photographic superimposition has been applied for a number of techniques in forensic medicine and dentistry. The eomparison of an antemortem photograph to that of a skull is one such procedure. Technical information and potential sources of difficulty are discussed. Finally, two cases illustrate the use and misuse of this technique in arriving at a positive identification.
Paper ID: JFS11568J