An Unusual Penetrating Neck Wound by a Golf Club: Precise Forensic Imaging

    Volume 42, Issue 4 (July 1997)

    ISSN: 0022-1198

    CODEN: JFSOAD

    Page Count: 3


    Watson, J
    Resident Surgeon, and attending surgeon, University of California, Davis-East Bay, Oakland, CA

    Goldstein, L
    Resident Surgeon, and attending surgeon, University of California, Davis-East Bay, Oakland, CA

    Chappell, T
    Attending Surgeon, Pacific Neurosciences Institute, University of California, Davis-East Bay, Oakland, CA

    Keller, T
    Research associate, Pacific Neurosciences Institute, University of California, Davis-East Bay, Oakland, CA

    (Received 3 July 1996; accepted 25 October 1996)

    Abstract

    An unusual case of a penetrating neck injury by a golf club with the weapon retained in situ is presented. The contemporary imaging technology that delineated the clinical and forensic aspects is demonstrated as another tool to assist in criminal investigation.


    Paper ID: JFS14194J

    DOI: 10.1520/JFS14194J

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    Title An Unusual Penetrating Neck Wound by a Golf Club: Precise Forensic Imaging
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