Volume 27, Issue 3 (July 1982)

    Keyhole Lesions in Gunshot Wounds of the Skull and Direction of Fire

    (Received 9 December 1981; accepted 29 December 1981)

    Published Online: July

    CODEN: JFSOAD

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    Abstract

    Five cases of gunshot wounds with keyhole lesions of the skull are presented. The corresponding skin wounds are described, and elements of wound configuration are evaluated to determine the direction of fire. A proposed mechanism for the formation of such injuries is outlined.


    Author Information:

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


    Stock #: JFS12168J

    ISSN: 0022-1198

    DOI: 10.1520/JFS12168J

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    Title Keyhole Lesions in Gunshot Wounds of the Skull and Direction of Fire
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    Committee E30