Conclusion Our dating system improves the precision and reliability of forensic pathological expert examination of NAHI, particularly for age estimation of SDH in infants. Child Maltreat ; 7: J Comput Assist Tomogr. A review will be given especially demonstrating the actual German scientific research in vitality and in skin wound timing as well as in timing of mechanical injury of the brain. Though this study was limited to cases with shorter PTIs, there was an apparent correlation between the frequency of a given histomorphological phenomenon and the length of the PTI.
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Subdural Hemorrhage in Abusive Head Trauma: Imaging Challenges and Controversies
Therefore with further research on this subject, the attenuation of subdural haemorrhages can be measured with more reliability and, thereby placing them accurately into particular post-traumatic interval groups. Notably, neomembrane of organized connective tissue is formed earlier in infants than in adults. Importance of effusion of blood under the dura mater in forensic medicine: Frequency distribution of cases according to the post-traumatic interval. Skip to main content. The evolution of hemorrhagic lesions will be discussed in detail; however, timing of any lesion is at best approximate. Dating systems for SDH in adults are not applicable to infants.