Radiographic staging of ossification of the medial clavicular epiphysis

@article{Schulz2007RadiographicSO,
  title={Radiographic staging of ossification of the medial clavicular epiphysis},
  author={R. R. Schulz and Matthias Muehler and Walter Reisinger and Sven Christian Schmidt and Andreas Schmeling},
  journal={International Journal of Legal Medicine},
  year={2007},
  volume={122},
  pages={55-58}
}
Determination of the stage of ossification of the medial clavicular epiphysis is a crucial part of forensic age estimation when evaluating living subjects over 18 years of age. In the present study, we comparatively assessed conventional radiographs and computed tomography (CT) scans of sternoclavicular joints used to perform forensic age assessments in 57 individuals undergoing criminal proceedings. With CT, it was possible to determine the ossification stage of all clavicles studied. In the… CONTINUE READING
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