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How would you characterize the damage seen on the nose of this individual? Note this was caused by a fist. Both views are of the same individual. ​[29]

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aSharp force trauma

bBlunt force trauma

cProjectile trauma




Now look very carefully at the bone of the nose in this same individual. From what direction were they struck? ​[30]

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aThe blow came from the right side of this image

bThe blow came from the left side of this image



Two different weapon classes were used in this homicide. Examine this image carefully and select two choices below. Look for key evidence of each trauma typee as discussed in the last two labs. Is there a bullet wound? Is there a straight fracture line associated with an edged weapon? Is there extensive comminution of the vault as caused by a blunt object? ​[31]


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aProjectile Weapon

bSharp Force Weapon

cBlunt Force Weapon



Is there evidence of plastic deformation in this specimen? Look closely at the primary impact site and any adhering bone fragments. ​[32]

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aYes

bNo



Based on the overall appearance of the wound on this skull, how would you characterize it with respect to the type of trauma? Consider the area impacted and the evidence for healing. ​[33]

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aSharp force, perimortem

bSharp force, antemortem

cBlunt force, perimortem

dBlunt force, antemortem

eProjectile, antemortem

fProjectile, perimortem





Based on the overall appearance of the wound, how would you characterize it with respect to the type of trauma? ​[34]

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aSharp force

bBlunt force

cProjectile




What kind of Le Fort fracture is seen here? ​[35]

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aLe Fort I

bLe Fort II

cLe Fort III




This is a perimortem injury. What feature of perimortem injuries is labeled A in this diagram? ​[36]

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aWastage

bHinge fracture

cSecondary fracture



How would you characterize the trauma to this individual's mandible? ​[37]

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a.perimortem sharp force

b.perimortem blunt force

c.antemortem blunt force

d.antemortem sharp force




What type of Le Fort fracture is represented here? Compare to Figure 11 and pay attention to the bones present on the side of cranium. ​[38]

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aLe Fort I

bLe Fort II

cLe Fort III





How would you characterize the trauma seen here? Focus on the primary impact site ​[40]

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aSharp force

bBlunt force



Is there evidence of hinging present here? ​[46]

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aYes

bNo



In the image above, what is the likely cause of this trauma? Consider the asymmetrical shape of the wound and what object is likely to cause this. ​[46]

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aKeyhole gunshot wound

bBlunt force trauma

cSharp force puncture





How would you characterize the weapon used to kill this individual? ​[47]

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aRounded object for blunt force trauma

bSharply angled object for blunt force trauma

cHacking instrument like an axe

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