Abstract

Medico Legal Autopsy of an Atypical Firearm Skull Inlet: A Case Report

Firearm injuries contribute to considerable morbidity and mortality. The ricocheting bullet is a high-velocity bullet after interacting with intermediate object. Ricocheting bullet produces a unique wound, its mechanics have been discussed from time to time. The case presented an atypical presentation of firearm entrance w ound, wher e the en tr y wound situated on left temporal skull region with surrounding abrasions in addition the bullet entered the cranial cavity to cause an exit fracture defect situated on right temporal skull region with brain disruption. Our case emphasizes that forensic doctors should carefully interpret the properties of atypical firearm entry wound.


Author(s):

Samah F Ibrahim and Mohamed Mahdi



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