The fourth incision: a cosmetic autopsy incision technique.

  • A. N. Patowary
  • Published 2010 in
    The American journal of forensic medicine and…


Autopsy procedure includes thorough external examination as well as internal examination including opening of all the body cavities for proper visualization of all the visceral organs. As such, there remains incision marks with stitches which harts the sentiment of the already traumatized relatives of the deceased. Moreover, it looks odd especially in cases… (More)