Fractures of neck structures in suicidal hanging.

@article{Morild1996FracturesON,
  title={Fractures of neck structures in suicidal hanging.},
  author={Inge Morild},
  journal={Medicine, science, and the law},
  year={1996},
  volume={36 1},
  pages={80-4}
}
  • Inge Morild
  • Published 1996 in Medicine, science, and the law
A prospective study of hanging deaths was performed, and 80 cases of suicidal hanging were registered. The purpose of the study was to register fractures of the bony structures of the neck. The frequency of such fractures ranges from rare to frequent in the literature. Prospective studies give the highest incidence of fractures. Careful dissection and an X-ray cabinet with ready-made film in envelopes were used to register all fractures. There were 73 per cent men and 27 per cent women. The… CONTINUE READING

From This Paper

Topics from this paper.

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 13 extracted citations

Retrospective Analysis of Hanging Deaths in Ontario.

Journal of forensic sciences • 2016
View 4 Excerpts
Highly Influenced

Violent Asphyxial Death Due to Hanging: a Prospective Study

S. V. Bhosle, SV Kuchewar, +3 authors Shri Vasantrao Naik
2014

Outcome of cervical near-hanging injuries.

The Journal of trauma • 2009
View 2 Excerpts

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…