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  1. The market for performance enhancement substances (PESs) is currently one of the fastest expanding sectors. Most studies have always concentrated on athletes in terms of PESs’ misuse, ignoring a critical segme...

    Authors: Fatma Mohamed Magdy Badr el Dine and MennattAllah Hassan Attia
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2022 12:34
  2. Growth and development of craniofacial structures are of importance since their anthropometry is useful in maxillofacial surgery, plastic surgery, orthodontics and forensic medicine. Surgeons consider the spec...

    Authors: Francis Kofi Sarkodie, Chrissie Stansie Abaidoo, Thomas Kouakou Diby, Atta Kusi Appiah, Nancy Darkoa Darko and James Nketsiah
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2022 12:33
  3. Little is known how COVID-19 is affecting children. Autopsies help gain an understanding of the pathophysiology of new and developing diseases. Numerous post-mortem studies had been conducted in adults with CO...

    Authors: Gilbert Sterling Octavius, Jeremiah Hilkiah Wijaya, Alexa Ovilia Tan, Michelle Patricia Muljono, Shally Chandra and Andry Juliansen
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2022 12:32
  4. Most of human interactions moved to the cyberspace for much of the pandemic. It was no surprise that online violence was also on the rise. One of the objectives of this study was to describe the prevalence and...

    Authors: Gede Benny Setia Wirawan, Magdalena Anastasia Hanipraja, Gabrielle Chrysanta, Nadya Imtaza, Karima Taushia Ahmad, Inda Marlina, Dimas Mahendra and Alvin Theodorus Larosa
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2022 12:31
  5. Self-harm typically is without lethal intent. Death can occur rarely, with suicide taking on an atypical form that raises the suspicion of hetero-aggression. Our study aimed to identify the link between self-h...

    Authors: Roxana-Mihaela Crișan, Ciprian Ionuț Băcilă and Silviu Morar
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2022 12:30
  6. Decomposition timeline estimation is one of the key tools used in homicide cases to unravel the mystery behind the time of death of a victim. Decomposition timeline is the time take for a carcass to decay from...

    Authors: Darlington Nnamdi Onyejike, Victor Adolf Fischer, Ugochukwu Godfrey Esomonu, Albert Tobechukwu Nwamaradi and Ifeoma Miracle Onyejike
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2022 12:29
  7. Identification of sex plays a vital role in forensic and medicolegal investigations. Although several studies were conducted in the past to assess sexual dimorphism in friction ridge skin characteristics, a si...

    Authors: Roszaharah Yaacob, Helmi Hadi, Haidi Ibrahim, Yusmazura Zakaria and Nik Fakhuruddin Nik Hassan
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2022 12:26
  8. The bony cavity known as the crypt encloses the developing tooth, the size of which is influenced by the tooth movements during various phases of tooth eruption. The radiographic observations have revealed tha...

    Authors: Jayasankar P. Pillai and Rajesh Babu
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2022 12:25
  9. Sexual assault examiners provides comprehensive health care to victims of sexual assault. Communication with the victim is important to collect relevant information from the victims. Ineffective communications...

    Authors: Renjulal Yesodharan, Shaimaa A. Shehata, Tessy Treesa Jose, Abeer M. Hagras and Vinod Nayak
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2022 12:24
  10. Coronavirus-19 disease (COVID-19) has been declared as pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO) in March 2020. As of 28 November 2021, there were more than 260 million cases and nearly 5.2 million death...

    Authors: Nik Muhammad Faiz Bin Nik Sofizan, Ahmad Faiz Bin Abd Rahman, Lai Poh Soon, Chng Kay Ly and Nor Zamzila Bt. Abdullah
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2022 12:22
  11. During the COVID-19 pandemic, quarantine measures policies increased Internet usage, leading to technological hazards as technology facilitated sexual violence (TFSV).

    Authors: Nancy M. Zagloul, Rasha M. Farghaly, Hossam ELKhatib, Sahar Y. Issa and Safaa M. El-Zoghby
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2022 12:21
  12. The stature of a living human reflects the nutritional, genetic, and disease patterns of individual experiences. This study adopted a simple linear regression method and R2 values to identify the preferred model ...

    Authors: M Tanveer Hossain Parash, Mohammad Mostafizur Rahman, Humaira Naushaba, Sharmin Haque and Sadia Choudhury Shimmi
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2022 12:20
  13. Malaria is the first parasitic infection endemic in the world caused by parasites species of Plasmodium. Cerebral malaria (CM) is a rapidly progressive and severe form of Plasmodium falciparum infection, characte...

    Authors: Sarra Ben Abderrahim, Sarra Gharsallaoui, Amal Ben Daly, Amal Mosbahi, Selma Chaieb, Zeineb Nfikha, Samar Ismaïl, Chahnez Makni, Moncef Mokni, Akila Fathallah-Mili, Maher Jedidi and Mohamed Ben Dhiab
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2022 12:19
  14. Understanding how environmental conditions can influence the insect distribution on corpses is essential to determine the postmortem interval. However, literatures related to forensically important flies in an...

    Authors: Syamsa Rizal Abdullah, Mohamed Swarhib Shafie and Shahrom Abd Wahid
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2022 12:18
  15. As the rate of crime is constantly increasing, the workload on the forensic analyst also piles up. The availability of a limited number of seized samples makes it crucial to directly analyze the sample, thereb...

    Authors: Swati Gupta and Nilimamayee Samal
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2022 12:17
  16. Pericardial defects are rare anatomical variations that can present as an isolated variation or be associated with other conditions. They are usually asymptomatic and misdiagnosed conditions, and given their r...

    Authors: Patricia Shirley de Almeida Prado, Laísa Caldas Fernandes and Ramão Tavares
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2022 12:16
  17. Cheiloscopy is a reliable method of personal identification which may augment the established methods like dactylography, DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid) profiling, and dental records.

    Authors: Aditi Chadha, Ravindranath Vineetha, Mathangi Kumar, Divyansh Bansal, Keerthilatha M. Pai and Prakash K Aithal
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2022 12:15
  18. The study examines children’s rights as a social and legal institution, adapting to the modern context, associated with new views on the psychology of the child and his legal personality. In addition, the stud...

    Authors: Raissa Orsayeva, Alexander Vasyaev and Viktor Shestak
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2022 12:13
  19. Currently, simulation programs are used for a technical analysis of accidents including pedestrians as they provide a great amount of data on the physical parameters of the pedestrian’s body movement and its c...

    Authors: Radoslav Morochovič, Ján Mandelík, Aleš Vémola and Alena Obrátilová
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2022 12:12
  20. Forensic entomology (FE) is widely considered as an important field of forensic science, particularly in the field of estimating postmortem intervals, which has advanced considerably across the world.

    Authors: Ashraf Mashaly and Abdelwahab Ibrahim
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2022 12:11
  21. The use of more than one potentially lethal method together and sequentially to complete suicide is called “complex suicide.” Complex suicides are divided into two groups: planned and unplanned. This study aim...

    Authors: Erdem Hösükler, Bilgin Hösükler, İsmail Çoban and Sermet Koç
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2022 12:10
  22. Dental age estimation of children may be necessary in the clinical and forensic fields. In the former, it may contribute to the investigation of dental development and biological maturation. In the latter, den...

    Authors: Letícia Tose Rocha, Mara Sampaio Ingold, Francine Kühl Panzarella, Bianca Marques Santiago, Rogério Nogueira de Oliveira, Ítalo de Macedo Bernardino, Irina Makeeva, José Luiz Cintra Junqueira, Scheila Mânica and Ademir Franco
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2022 12:9
  23. The dentition of modern humans has evolved from their hominid ancestors to their current form. Factors regarding the changes of lifestyle such as dietary habits and usage of tools have affected the evolution o...

    Authors: Arofi Kurniawan, Shafa Marwa Moza, Nathania Nuraini, Mayang Aziza Hanif, Dhea Arum Sekar and Patricia Talitha
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2022 12:8
  24. Poroscopy, as a means of personal identification, is largely unexplored. The present study aims at assessing the reproducibility of fingerprint microfeatures namely, pore area, inter-distance, and angle, in fi...

    Authors: Jaisleen Kaur and Meenal Dhall
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2022 12:7
  25. This study explores the difference in COVID-19 corpse handling protocol rejection before and after the innovation in rapid molecular test (RMT) postmortem examination and providing negative pressure mortuary r...

    Authors: Arfi Syamsun, Hamsu Kadriyan, Ni Putu Sasmita Lestari, Ima Arum Lestarini, Arina Windri Rivarti, Agussalim Bukhari and Zikrul Haikal
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2022 12:4
  26. Although suicide rates and methods used may vary according to society, gender, and age there are epidemiological studies reporting that suicide rates increase with advanced age in all societies, particularly a...

    Authors: Volkan Zeybek, Hasan Yetiş, Abdülkadir İzci and Kemalettin Acar
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2022 12:3
  27. For various legal and forensic scenarios, establishing an individual’s age, both living and dead, plays a crucial role. Various morphological, radiographic, and molecular methods can be used for age estimation...

    Authors: Maitreyi Pillalamarri, Ravikanth Manyam, Swetha Pasupuleti, Smita Birajdar and Satya Tejaswi Akula
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2022 12:2
  28. Forensic and legal medicine requires all documentation to be recorded in a manner that is admissible in court. Issues surrounding privacy, confidentiality, and security mar the implementation of electronic doc...

    Authors: Salona Prahladh and Jacqueline Van Wyk
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2022 12:1
  29. CHARGE syndrome is a life-threatening congenital anomaly. The syndrome associations consist of coloboma, heart disease, atresia of the choanae, retarded growth and development, genital hypoplasia/genitourinary...

    Authors: Shahriar Ahmadpour, Khadijeh Foghi and Faezeh Rezaei
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2021 11:44
  30. Body packers use different methods and materials to pack drugs inside their bodies. These could be simple or sophisticated to ensure a successful transfer or concealment of the drug with minimal risk to the pa...

    Authors: Dalia Alsaif, Salah Ali Almoghannam, Osama M. Almadani and Magdi Kharoshah
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2021 11:43
  31. Forensic examination of biological samples started at the beginning of the twentieth century by applying the ABO blood group system in evidence related to crimes or human identification. In the present study, ...

    Authors: Riham F. Hussein, Sherif Mohamed El Mahdy, Nashwa Mohammed Saged, L. Rashed and Sherien S. Ghaleb
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2021 11:42
  32. The wrinkles and grooves present on the sulci labiorum of human lips form characteristic patterns. As previous authors claimed, these can be used for personal identification in forensic cases because they are uni...

    Authors: Jagmeet Kaur and Mukesh Kumar Thakar
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2021 11:40
  33. Age estimation is an important factor in forensic science for human identification. Teeth are considered to play a vital role as they resist decomposition at death unlike other tissues. This resistance and the...

    Authors: Ameena Sultana, Heena Zainab, Pramod Jahagirdar, Deepa Hugar and Shaimaa
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2021 11:39
  34. Forensic odontology has contributed significantly in forensic investigations and involves various branches of dentistry including orthodontics. The current communication presents evidence-based perspective hig...

    Authors: Priyanka Kapoor, Aman Chowdhry and Deepika Bablani Popli
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2021 11:38
  35. Choroid plexus papillomas (CPPs) are histopathologically benign and rare central nervous system tumors. These tumors remain more frequent in children than adults. It is infrequent for these tumors to cause a s...

    Authors: Mohamed Amine Zaara, Sarra Gharsallaoui, Nihed Abdessayed, Sarra Mestiri, Dorra Chiba, Mohamed Ben Dhiab and Moncef Mokni
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2021 11:37
  36. Age estimation has been an integral part of forensic science, and age estimation by dental means is by far the most commonly employed method. Dental age estimation in children is more accurate and straightforw...

    Authors: Rashmi G. S. Phulari and Esha J. Dave
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2021 11:36
  37. In the South Indian population, an odontometric analysis was performed with the older age group (18 to 60 years) and using the dimensionally stable polyvinyl siloxane elastomeric impression material (PVS) that...

    Authors: Roshan Kumar Chaudhary, Nagabhushana Doggalli and Nuwadatta Subedi
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2021 11:35
  38. The determination of the shooting distance using gunshot residue (GSR) analysis is crucial in the investigation and reconstruction of firearm-related crimes. However, the conventional chemographic method for G...

    Authors: Maxwell Abedi, Dan O. M. Bonsu, Isaac K. Badu, Richmond Afoakwah and Pooja Ahuja
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2021 11:34
  39. Latent fingerprints are the unintentional impressions that are left at crime scenes, which are considered to be highly significant in forensic analysis and authenticity verification. It is an extremely crucial...

    Authors: Ritika Dhaneshwar, Mandeep Kaur and Manvjeet Kaur
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2021 11:33
  40. As far as we know, no previous research has investigated child homicide in Tunisia. In this context, our study was carried out to analyze the epidemiological and medico-legal characteristics of child homicide ...

    Authors: Meriem Grayaa, Ikram Kort, Yomn Naceur, Meriem Gharbaoui, Rihem Kouada, Olfa Bekir and Mohamed Allouche
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2021 11:32
  41. Being the native inhabitants of the Neolithic Fertile Crescent, Kurds were included in several maternal lineage studies concerning the Eurasian population. However, no study was performed on the Kurdish popula...

    Authors: Han Nihad Mohammed Fadhl, Shad Arif Mohammed and Farhad M. Abdulkarim
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2021 11:31
  42. Chrysomya albiceps (Wiedemann, 1819) (blowflies), family Calliphoridae, is important in forensic entomology, where the minimum and maximum postmortem intervals (PMI) are estimated on the basis of the development...

    Authors: Hanan Abo El-Kassem Bosly
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2021 11:30
  43. Violence against women is a worldwide problem that affects different social and economic classes, and this violence has almost increased with pandemics as the COVID-19 pandemic. The present survey aimed to ass...

    Authors: Asmaa Mohammad Moawad, Eman D. El Desouky, Marwa Rashad Salem, Ahmed Sallam Elhawary, Sara M. Hussein and Fatma Mohamed Hassan
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2021 11:29

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