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Injury Pattern in Fatal Cases of Incised Wound

The incised wound is the wound which has a clean-cut margin and dangerous only if they penetrate deeply enough to damage a blood vessel of significant size as it is evident in this study. It is a common method of homicide all over the world. Precise examination of the wound along with the type of other wounds considering their site, shape, direction, number and orientation of the wounds in relation to each other etc. provide a number of clues which may be of paramount importance in reconstruction and interpretation of the whole event. This is a retrospective study carried out in Forensic Medicine Department of Sylhet M. A. G. Osmani Medical College Sylhet, Bangladesh from July, 2010 to June, 2011 and in the year of July, 2017 to June, 2018 to observe different patterns of injuries in fatal cases of incised wound. Male are more victimized than female. The pattern of injury that found to be most common is chop wound which means deep gaping incised wound with or without decapitation and along with multiple blunt force wounds like laceration, bruise and abrasion on different sites of the body as defense wounds. The statement of the witness if supplied in the inquest report and medico-legal examination of the wound when not in contradiction can be a valuable evidence. Although in absence of witness and partial decomposition of the wound can make the differentiation of the homicide, suicide, accident most difficult for the forensic pathologist.

Incised Wound, Chop Wound, Fatal Outcome

APA Style

Misbah Ul Hoq Chowdury, Ali Md Shariful Alam, Samir Uddin, Chowdhury Rifat Jahan. (2023). Injury Pattern in Fatal Cases of Incised Wound. International Journal of Clinical and Developmental Anatomy, 8(2), 10-12. https://doi.org/10.11648/j.ijcda.20220802.12

ACS Style

Misbah Ul Hoq Chowdury; Ali Md Shariful Alam; Samir Uddin; Chowdhury Rifat Jahan. Injury Pattern in Fatal Cases of Incised Wound. Int. J. Clin. Dev. Anat. 2023, 8(2), 10-12. doi: 10.11648/j.ijcda.20220802.12

AMA Style

Misbah Ul Hoq Chowdury, Ali Md Shariful Alam, Samir Uddin, Chowdhury Rifat Jahan. Injury Pattern in Fatal Cases of Incised Wound. Int J Clin Dev Anat. 2023;8(2):10-12. doi: 10.11648/j.ijcda.20220802.12

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