Subclassification of clavicular substage 3a is useful for diagnosing the age of 17 years

@article{Wittschieber2014SubclassificationOC,
  title={Subclassification of clavicular substage 3a is useful for diagnosing the age of 17 years},
  author={Dr. D. Wittschieber and Sven Christian Schmidt and Volker Vieth and Ronald Schulz and Klaus P{\"u}schel and Heidi M. Pfeiffer and Andreas Schmeling},
  journal={Rechtsmedizin},
  year={2014},
  volume={24},
  pages={485-488}
}
BackgroundIn various European countries the age of 17 years can play a key role in the context of subsequent immigration of further family members in cases of unaccompanied minor refugees.AimThe present study investigated whether further subclassification of the clavicular substage 3a can serve as an additional criterion for determining if a person has reached 17 years of age.Material and methodsIn this study the computed tomography scans of 36 autopsy cases with clavicular substage 3a were… CONTINUE READING

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