Intracranial stab injuries: case report and case study.

  title={Intracranial stab injuries: case report and case study.},
  author={Martin Bauer and Dieter Patzelt},
  journal={Forensic science international},
  volume={129 2},
Non-missile penetrating brain injuries are rare events in western countries. We report a case with lethal stab injury of the brain and identification of the weapon used in the assault by digital superimposition on CT scans taken at admission of the victim to a hospital. Furthermore, all cases with knife stab wounds of the skull between 1971 and 2000 were analyzed and compared with literature reports. Results of this study show that there is no region preference despite of differences in bone… CONTINUE READING

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