Identification of human skeletal remains by comparison of bony details of the cranium using computerized tomographic (CT) scans.

@article{Smith2002IdentificationOH,
  title={Identification of human skeletal remains by comparison of bony details of the cranium using computerized tomographic (CT) scans.},
  author={Deborah R Smith and Keith G Limbird and J. M. Hoffman},
  journal={Journal of forensic sciences},
  year={2002},
  volume={47 5},
  pages={937-9}
}
A case is described where a cranium from an unknown individual is identified by comparison of antemortem and postmortem computerized tomographic (CT) images of the bony structure of the skull. While on at least one occasion CT scans of individual cranial landmarks have been used to identify unknown remains, this study is remarkable because positive identification of a deceased individual was accomplished by performing a CT scan on an unidentified cranium and comparing multiple landmarks and… CONTINUE READING

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