Volume 29, Issue 2 (April 1984)

    Pattern of Intersecting Fractures and Direction of Fire

    (Received 22 June 1983; accepted 25 August 1983)

    CODEN: JFSOAD

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    Abstract

    In gunshot wounds of the skull, the pattern of intersecting fractures may be used to verify the direction of fire. It may be the only indicator of direction, if overlying skin is destroyed or inconclusive and if bevelling is absent in gunshot defects of thin temporal bone.


    Author Information:

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


    Stock #: JFS11719J

    ISSN: 0022-1198

    DOI: 10.1520/JFS11719J

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    Title Pattern of Intersecting Fractures and Direction of Fire
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