By B. G. Brogdon, Hermann Vogel, John D. McDowell
The result of aggression opposed to people will be hideously visible, yet can also be solely hid from informal inspection. usually, in basic terms exploration of the hidden recesses of the brain through psychiatric assessment, or radiologic exploration of the interior recesses of the physique can demonstrate the facts of such violence. This publication makes a speciality of the latter.
A Radiologic Atlas of Abuse, Torture, Terrorism, and Inflicted Trauma combines the lifetime event of 2 unique radiologists and a well known odontologist to supply an extraordinary number of radiographs depicting the result of violence at the human body.
Victims of aggression diversity from the tiniest youngster to complete populations. expectantly you are going to by no means come upon each state of affairs lined during this publication. besides the fact that, for those who stumble upon any, you will have A Radiologic Atlas of Abuse, Torture, Terrorism, and Inflicted Trauma close by.
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28 Depressed frontal fracture. 29 This 3-month-old reportedly slipped from her mother’s hands in the bath and suffered a simple frontal fracture under a large hematoma. She was stable with no neurological symptoms and was sent home. She was returned to another hospital one month later. (A) The frontal fracture is widened (arrows). (B) There is a partially calciﬁed subgaleal hematoma (open arrows), fresh subdural blood (arrowheads), and cerebral edema. (Courtesy of Dr. U. 31 Unenhanced CT shows blood in interhemispheric ﬁssure, scattered subarachmoid hemorrhages.
59 Vitamin A intoxication can cause a periosteal reaction (white arrows). This patient also had excessive vitamin D medication causing the vascular calciﬁcation (black and white arrow). 60 Scurvy. (A) Upper extremity with osteoporotic bone, beak-like metaphyseal corners and other metaphyseal changes giving the appearance of a double zone of provisional calciﬁcation. Subperiosteal bleeding produces a calciﬁed periosteal elevation. (B) Similar changes at the knee plus the typical ring-like secondary epiphysis.
The fetal skull is thin and poorly mineralized (black arrows). 49 Lotus foot deformity in an octogenarian Chinese woman whose feet were bound as a child. 50 Physiologic periosteal elevation and calciﬁcation in a 4-month-old male. Note the symmetry and the single thin lamina of subperiosteal calciﬁcation. 51 Fracture of the clavicle sustained at childbirth. 52 Toddler fracture in a normal 20-month-old boy. 53 Supracondylar fracture of the humerus. (A) Demonstrated in the emergency department by ultrasonography (arrow).
A radiologic atlas of abuse, torture, terrorism, and inflicted trauma by B. G. Brogdon, Hermann Vogel, John D. McDowell