Forensic Photography in Suspected Child Abuse

  • André van den Bosch
  • Frans Bel
  • Hubert G. T. Nijs


Photography of physical findings should be a routine procedure in child abuse cases. (Forensic) photography serves several purposes (Hobbs et al. 1999; RCPCH 2006).


Child Abuse Physical Finding White Balance Bite Mark False Allegation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • André van den Bosch
    • 1
  • Frans Bel
    • 2
  • Hubert G. T. Nijs
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Forensic MedicineNetherlands Forensic InstituteThe HagueThe Netherlands
  2. 2.Erasmus MC – SophiaRotterdamThe Netherlands
  3. 3.Section Forensic Pediatrics, Department of Forensic MedicineNetherlands Forensic InstituteThe HagueThe Netherlands

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