Journal Published Online: 01 September 1997
Volume 42, Issue 5

Aging of Bitemarks: A Literature Review



The aging of bitemarks through the subjective interpretation of visual signs has created an area of controversy in the forensic science community. The healing dynamics of these bite wounds has been insufficiently studied and is poorly understood. A review of the literature related to bitemark aging was undertaken in an effort to summarize the currently published information on this misunderstood subject.

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Dailey, JC
Michael Bowers, C
Pages: 4
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Stock #: JFS14209J
ISSN: 0022-1198
DOI: 10.1520/JFS14209J