Volume 30, Issue 2 (April 1985)

    An Unusual Penetrating Head Wound by a Yard Broom and Its Medicolegal Aspects

    (Received 29 June 1984; accepted 12 September 1984)

    CODEN: JFSOAD

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    Abstract

    A fatal case of a homicidal penetrating head injury by a blunt object (yard broom) is described. A piece of wood penetrated the skull and remained in the intracranial cavity resulting in infection. The need of careful examination of the head injury is emphasized.


    Author Information:

    Bhootra, BK
    Forensic pathologist, Jodhpur,


    Stock #: JFS11841J

    ISSN: 0022-1198

    DOI: 10.1520/JFS11841J

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    Title An Unusual Penetrating Head Wound by a Yard Broom and Its Medicolegal Aspects
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