Pellets or maggots? – A case report on artifacts in forensic medicine

Kanchan, Tanuj (2015) Pellets or maggots? – A case report on artifacts in forensic medicine. Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences, 5. pp. 180-182. ISSN 2090-536X

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Abstract

Forensic medicine specialists use their expertise to identify artifacts and avoid its misinterpretation. This is vital in carrying out justice as any misinterpretation of findings can derail the investigation. We report a case where an artifact resembled a firearm/shotgun injury that raised a suspicion of an alleged homicide.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Artifact; Maggots; Pellets; Shotgun wound
Subjects: Medicine > KMC Mangalore > Forensic Medicine
Depositing User: KMCMLR User
Date Deposited: 09 Dec 2015 14:58
Last Modified: 09 Dec 2015 14:58
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/144727

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