Exit Keyhole Lesion and Direction of Fire in a Gunshot Wound of the Skull

    Volume 29, Issue 1 (January 1984)

    ISSN: 0022-1198

    CODEN: JFSOAD

    Page Count: 4


    Dixon, DS
    Office of the Chief Medical Examiner District of Columbia, Washington, DC

    (Received 11 May 1983; accepted 31 May 1983)

    Abstract

    An exit keyhole lesion of the skull is presented. A defect with keyhole configuration has been previously described only at the site of entrance. This case documents that such a lesion should not be interpreted as an indicator of entrance in all cases.


    Paper ID: JFS11670J

    DOI: 10.1520/JFS11670J

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    Title Exit Keyhole Lesion and Direction of Fire in a Gunshot Wound of the Skull
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    Committee E30