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  1. Maxillofacial fractures are of great medico-legal implications because they are of common occurrence with other injuries, predominantly head injuries that might involve serious esthetic and functional problems...

    Authors: Doaa M. El Shehaby, Alsayed Magdi Alsayed Farahat, Mohammed S. Shahine and Heba M. Mohammed

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2020 10:11

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  2. Venezuela has experienced soaring rates of violent crime, in particular, homicides. The Aragua state with 142 to 168 crimes per 100,000 inhabitants has the highest homicide rate in the last 5 years. All these ...

    Authors: José Nuñez Rodríguez, Mary Bonilla Villarreal and Jonathan Liria

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2020 10:10

    Content type: Short Report

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  3. Age estimation is of prime importance in forensic science and clinical dentistry. In children, age estimation can be done by skeletal maturity indicators like hand-wrist radiographs and dental age estimation. ...

    Authors: Purnima Vadla, R. Surekha, Guttikonda Venkateswara Rao, G. Deepthi, Sayani Naveen and Chippalapally Arun Kumar

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2020 10:9

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  4. The ability to present complex forensic evidence in a courtroom in a manner that is fully comprehensible to all stakeholders remains problematic. Individual subjective interpretations may impede a collective a...

    Authors: K. Sheppard, S. J. Fieldhouse and J. P. Cassella

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2020 10:8

    Content type: Original Article

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  5. The popularity of air weapons is increasing. They are often viewed as toys, rather than potentially lethal weapons. Regulations on purchase and ownership of air weapons differ from country to country. The majo...

    Authors: Boris Dumenčić, Jasmina Rajc, Deni Pavoković and Tena Damjanović

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2020 10:7

    Content type: Case Report

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  6. Cyber violence against women and girls is an emerging worldwide problem with a grave impact on individuals and societies. This study aimed to assess the problem of cyber violence against women among the Egypti...

    Authors: Fatma Mohamed Hassan, Fatma Nada Khalifa, Eman D. El Desouky, Marwa Rashad Salem and Mona Mohamed Ali

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2020 10:6

    Content type: Original Article

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  7. The applicability of dental age estimation has been expanded to meet a variety of medico-legal needs, law enforcement, and disaster victim identification. The objective of this study is to examine the applicab...

    Authors: Arofi Kurniawan, Shintya Rizky Ayu Agitha, Mieke Sylvia Margaretha, Haryono Utomo, An’nisaa Chusida, Agung Sosiawan, Maria Istiqomah Marini and Beta Novia Rizky

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2020 10:5

    Content type: Original Article

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  8. Black esophagus is a rare medical condition, characterized by a circumferential blackish discoloration of the distal part of the esophageal mucosa, abruptly ending at the gastroesophageal junction. The etiolog...

    Authors: Anja Kerschen, Gregory Schmit, Evy De Boosere, Cristian Palmiere and Jessica Vanhaebost

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2020 10:4

    Content type: Review

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  9. The assimilation between three-dimensional (3D) imaging techniques and dental forensic science can provide rich and stable information for human identification. This study aimed to determine the effective numb...

    Authors: Arofi Kurniawan, Kouya Yodokawa, Moe Kosaka, Koichi Ito, Keiichi Sasaki, Takafumi Aoki and Toshihiko Suzuki

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2020 10:3

    Content type: Original Article

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  10. This study aimed to estimate the chronological age of individuals according to the correlation of age with morphological variables of the maxillary canine teeth using cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT) based...

    Authors: Fatemeh Salemi, Maryam Farhadian, Bahare Askari Sabzkouhi, Samira Saati and Nika Nafisi

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2020 10:2

    Content type: Original Article

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  11. Human identification is of a paramount forensic concern. It includes sex determination which becomes extremely complex and tricky especially in fragmentary remains.

    Authors: Hend M.H. Abo El-Atta, Rania Hamed Abdel-Rahman, Galal El-Hawary and Heba M. Abo El-Al-Atta

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2020 10:1

    Content type: Short Report

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  12. To do a comprehensive analysis of all exhumation and post mortem examination (EPME) performed in South-South region of Nigeria, with an aim to determine the causes of death and various factors that affect it.

    Authors: Wilson Oberaifo Akhiwu and Chukwuemeka Charles Nwafor

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2019 9:67

    Content type: Original Article

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  13. Coleoptera is the second most important group of entomofauna associated with decomposition, yet little is known about its role in decomposition and postmortem colonization of carcasses in India and other parts...

    Authors: Neha Singh and Madhu Bala

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2019 9:66

    Content type: Original Article

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  14. Blowfly larvae and pupae collected during post-mortem forensic investigation can be analysed to detect drugs or toxins in a dead body. Drug or toxin-contaminated tissues of human remains consumed by blowfly la...

    Authors: Nooratiny Ishak, Abu Hassan Ahmad, Siti Azizah Mohamad Noor and Azwandi Ahmad

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2019 9:65

    Content type: Original Article

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  15. Previous reported cases on excited delirium syndrome studied on the common clinical manifestations of the syndrome. The usual forensics implication for the syndrome is that death commonly is associated with re...

    Authors: Shatishraj Jothee, Mohamed Swarhib Shafie and Faridah Mohd Nor

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2019 9:64

    Content type: Case Report

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  16. Sex determination is one of the leading criterion in identification and verification of an individual. However, the potential roles of differences in adjacent fingerprint white line count (FWLC) in sex inferen...

    Authors: Magaji Garba Taura, Lawan Hassan Adamu, Abdullahi Yusuf Asuku, Kabiru Bilkisu Umar and Musa Abubakar

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2019 9:63

    Content type: Original Article

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  17. Height estimation is an important stage of forensic investigation to identify an unknown person. The problem of unidentified human remains in the study area, due to local militia activities, kidnapping, and mu...

    Authors: Dennis E. O. Eboh and John O. Ohaju-Obodo

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2019 9:62

    Content type: Original Article

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  18. The height of an individual in the upright posture is referred to as stature. The evaluation of the stature of an individual is an essential step in identification. Estimation of stature is commonly performed ...

    Authors: Bharath Rao K, Madhumitha Natarajan, Arul Amalan, Runki Saran, Ravi Gupta, Saurabh Kumar, Amith Singh and P. Kalyana Chakravarthy

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2019 9:60

    Content type: Original Article

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  19. Stature estimation is an initial and essential component of any medico-legal investigations. However, it becomes more challenging when only skull remains are available. So, the goal of this study is to assess ...

    Authors: Rana Adel, Hala Mohamed Ahmed, Osama A. Hassan and Ehab A. Abdelgawad

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2019 9:59

    Content type: Original Article

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  20. Sex estimation using the subpubic angle of the pelvis is highly accurate for identification of unknown skeletonized remains. This study compared two methods for measuring the subpubic angle from reconstructed ...

    Authors: Siti Hanum Mohd Ali, Normaliza Omar, Mohamed Swarhib Shafie, Nik Azuan Nik Ismail, Helmi Hadi and Faridah Mohd Nor

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2019 9:57

    Content type: Original Article

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  21. Dyadic deaths comprise of deaths occurring when two or more persons die together or one after another in the same incident either with or without a pact. The incidence of dyadic deaths varies from community to...

    Authors: Navneet Ateriya, Ashish Saraf, Vikas Meshram, Tanuj Kanchan, Raghvendra Singh Shekhawat and Puneet Setia

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2019 9:56

    Content type: Case Report

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  22. Considering the practicality of geometric morphometrics which could discriminate insect species, this application was extended to the analysis of blow fly larval growth based on cephalopharyngeal skeleton. In ...

    Authors: Li-Xuan Sim and Raja M. Zuha

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2019 9:55

    Content type: Short Report

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  23. The original version of the aforementioned article (Madadin and Almazrooei 2019) contained an error with regard to the institutional affiliation of the first author (Mohammed Madadin).

    Authors: Mohammed Madadin and Khamis Almazrooei

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2019 9:54

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2019 9:5

  24. This study aimed to test the sensitivity and specificity of the third molar maturity index (I3M) cutoff value to discriminate between individuals above and below 18 years of age in an Egyptian sample.

    Authors: Amal A. El-Bakary, Somaia M. El-Azab, Heba M. Abou El Atta, Luz Andrea Velandia Palacio and Roberto Cameriere

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2019 9:52

    Content type: Original Article

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  25. Estimation of body height from measurement of various body parts is a particular interest to forensic scientists to complete biological profile after death. However, establishing the identity of an individual ...

    Authors: Bickes Wube Sume

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2019 9:51

    Content type: Original Article

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  26. Fingerprint, though still remains one of the best possible means of individual identification, is often lost during the recovery process. The successful utilisation of developed fingerprint for identification ...

    Authors: Revathi Rajan, Yusmazura Zakaria, Shaharum Shamsuddin and Nik Fakhuruddin Nik Hassan

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2019 9:50

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  27. The present study aims to examine the extent of variation in genuine handwriting characteristics across 10 years. One hundred samples (one admitted handwriting and three exemplars) were collected from 25 subje...

    Authors: Mebin Wilson Thomas and Santhosh Kareepadath Rajan

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2019 9:49

    Content type: Original Article

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  28. Annually, 800, 000 die from suicide worldwide. However, suicide is believed to be rare in our environment. Suicide causes significant life disruptions in people bereaved by it. These disruptions result from as...

    Authors: Samuel Robsam Ohayi

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2019 9:48

    Content type: Original Article

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  29. In recent times, the use of thermal papers has increased exponentially and the fingerprints on thermal papers are frequently encountered. Although fingerprint development on paper has been standardized, that o...

    Authors: Praveen Kumar Yadav

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2019 9:47

    Content type: Review

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  30. DNA profiling for the victim identification in several forensic situations is mostly challenging due to a high degree of degradation or due to a high level of intermingling of remains. There are many intrinsic...

    Authors: Mukesh Kumar Thakar, Bhawana Joshi, Pankaj Shrivastava, Anupuma Raina and Sanjeev Lalwani

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2019 9:46

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  31. In sexual assault casework, the detection of semen on a sample supports an allegation of sexual contact and indicates the presence of DNA from a male source. Ideally, techniques employed should demonstrate hig...

    Authors: Jae Joseph Russell B. Rodriguez, Gayvelline C. Calacal, Rita P. Laude and Maria Corazon A. De Ungria

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2019 9:45

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  32. The use of water to destroy evidences in criminal cases is common. It is uncommon to believe the usefulness of evidences recovered underwater in terms of its forensic significance regarding personal identifica...

    Authors: Neeti Kapoor, Shagufa Ahmed, Ritesh K. Shukla and Ashish Badiye

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2019 9:44

    Content type: Original Article

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  33. Fingerprints are the impressions left on any material by the volar surface also called finger bulbs of the fingers. As per the law of individuality, each individual has a unique set of tiny raised ridges or fr...

    Authors: Bhoopesh Kumar Sharma, Raeesa Bashir, Mayssa Hachem and Himanshu Gupta

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2019 9:43

    Content type: Original Article

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  34. In the field of forensic dentistry, various radiographic techniques have been used for age estimation. The coronal pulp cavity index (CPCI) indicates a reduction in the pulp chamber with age as a result of sec...

    Authors: Kusum Singal, Neelkamal Sharma, Vikas Kumar and Permila Singh

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2019 9:42

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  35. Printer forensics is a sub-branch of digital forensic science encompassing the identification of the source of any printout by different means. Over the world, still today, there is no digital forensic lab abl...

    Authors: Ahmad S. Salim and Asmaa A. Abdalla

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2019 9:40

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  36. Water-pipe tobacco smoking obsession has again spread worldwide. Especially, the younger generation is besotted with mu’assel (shisha) and avidly use these for smoking. Numbers of additives are being added in ...

    Authors: Deepak Middha and Archna Negi

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2019 9:39

    Content type: Original Article

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  37. Sibling relation over chosen STR loci and localized database is yet to be developed in Indonesia like into many other countries despite the demand of varied ethnic population, catastrophes and civil conflict t...

    Authors: Agung Sosiawan, Ahmad Yudianto, Abdul Hadi Furqoni, Simon Martin Manyanza Nzilibili and Indah Nuraini

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2019 9:38

    Content type: Original Article

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  38. Regarding postmortem estimation, the evaluation of early histological and miRNA molecular changes have been of great concerns among forensic scientists due to uncertainty of known conventional methods. The his...

    Authors: Samah F. Ibrahim, Mona M. Ali, Hoda Basyouni, Laila A. Rashed, Eman A. E. Amer and Dalia Abd El-Kareem

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2019 9:37

    Content type: Original Article

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  39. Sudden unexplained nocturnal death syndrome (SUNDS) is a genetic disorder that can cause sudden death in young and healthy adults during sleep at night. Cardiac arrhythmia has been proposed as the factor respo...

    Authors: Supawon Srettabunjong, Duangkamon Eakkunnathum, Wanna Thongnoppakhun and Orapan Sripichai

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2019 9:36

    Content type: Original Article

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  40. Whenever a crime is committed, forensic personnel are requested to collect every kind of evidence to establish the relationship between the suspects and the crime. When any evidence is accidentally destroyed o...

    Authors: Vera Filetti, Giulio Di Mizio, Marcello Rendine, Palmira Fortarezza, Pietrantonio Ricci, Cristoforo Pomara, Giovanni Messina, Irene Riezzo, Christian Zammit, Antonietta Messina, Monica Salerno and Francesco Sessa

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2019 9:35

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  41. The wide unregulated use of malathion has produced severe health hazards. N-acetylcysteine (NAC) is a known glutathione precursor, and there is a growing attention concerning its beneficial effects against pestic...

    Authors: Heba Mohamed Aboubakr, Eman Abdelfattah Elzohairy, Abla Abdelrahman Ali, Laila Ahmed Rashed, Nevine Khairy Elkady and Ahmed S. A. Soliman

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2019 9:34

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  42. Hair is one of the most frequently encountered trace evidence in crime scenes. It has been used for differentiating races or identifying species of animals. An understanding of intra- and inter-variation of hu...

    Authors: Loong Chuen Lee, Wan Nur Syazwani Wan Mohamad Fuad, Sharifah Shakilah Abdullah and Kay Loke Ong

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2019 9:31

    Content type: Original Article

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  43. Ethyl chloride (EC) or chloroethane is a colourless halogenated hydrocarbon gas regularly employed as a topical anaesthetic spray for pain-related injuries and muscle spasm in athletes. However, EC became also...

    Authors: Jennifer P. Pascali, Paolo Fais, Guido Viel, Giovanni Cecchetto and Massimo Montisci

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2019 9:29

    Content type: Case Report

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