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Blunt-Force Trauma: Other Cutaneous Manifestations

  • Robert A. C. Bilo
  • Arnold P. Oranje
  • Tor Shwayder
  • Christopher J. Hobbs
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Abstract

The most common traumatic skin lesions in accident-related blunt-force trauma and child abuse are bruises. In child abuse, blunt-force trauma may also lead to injuries such as erythema, abrasions, and lacerations, but these are less common than bruises.

Keywords

Child Abuse Child Sexual Abuse Localize Scleroderma Incised Wound Puncture Wound 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Robert A. C. Bilo
    • 1
  • Arnold P. Oranje
    • 2
  • Tor Shwayder
    • 3
  • Christopher J. Hobbs
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of Forensic MedicineNetherlands Forensic InstituteThe HagueNetherlands
  2. 2.Department of Paediatric DermatologyErasmus MC - SophiaRotterdamNetherlands
  3. 3.Department of DermatologyHenry Ford HospitalDetroitUSA
  4. 4.St. James’s University HospitalLeedsUK

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