Criteria for age estimation in living individuals

  title={Criteria for age estimation in living individuals},
  author={Andreas Schmeling and Christophe Grundmann and Andreas W Fuhrmann and Hans-J{\"u}rgen Kaatsch and Bernhard Knell and Frank Ramsthaler and Walter Reisinger and Thomas Riepert and Stefanie Ritz‐Timme and Friedrich Wilhelm R{\"o}sing and Klaus R{\"o}tzscher and Gunther Geserick},
  journal={International Journal of Legal Medicine},
This paper presents updated recommendations of the Study Group on Forensic Age Diagnostics for age estimations in living individuals in criminal proceedings. In order to increase the diagnostic accuracy and to improve the identification of age-relevant developmental disorders, a physical examination, an X-ray examination of the left hand, as well as a dental examination including the determination of the dental status and an X-ray of the dentition should be performed in each case. If the… 
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