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Exit gunshot wounds are usually irregular in shape and relatively large – and may be confused with contact entrance wounds. exit wounds tend to vary widely in their appearance and may be multiple (in the event of fragmentation of the projectile or secondary projectiles resulting from shattered bone), very irregular in shape (even mimicking incised wounds) and are usually significantly larger than the entrance wounds. care should be taken to differentiate contact entrance wounds from exit wounds, especially to the head. examining the base of the wound for signs of blackening and searing will help.

Fig.1 Exit gunshot wound.

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Fig.2 Exit with cranial rupture.

Suicide by intraoral shotgun wound

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Russia. This individual committed suicide by intraoral shotgun wound. In the head, neck, and limbs, shotgun exit wounds…
Fig.4 A compound comminuted fracture of the head and face.

Motorcyclist’s heart skipping along the road and head split

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USA. A motorcyclist changed lanes on the freeway to avoid stopped traffic ahead of him. As he started…
Fig.1 Suffocation suicide with plastic bag.

Suffocation suicide with plastic bag

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Spain. No info. Suffocation by plastic bag is not common. The finding of a body at the scene…
Fig.1 Dicing injuries.

Dicing injuries

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These are short, linear, angulated, incised injuries caused by the characteristic cubed fragments of shattered tempered glass. Tempered…