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  1. 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

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  2. 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

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  3. 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

    Content type: Review

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  4. 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

    Content type: Case Report

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  5. 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

    Content type: Review

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  6. 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

    Content type: Original Article

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  7. 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

    Content type: Review

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  8. 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

    Content type: Review

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  9. 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

    Content type: Original Article

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  10. 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

    Content type: Original Article

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  11. 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

    Content type: Original Article

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  12. 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

    Content type: Original Article

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  13. Brake fluid is used for automobiles. It is a mixture of different glycol derivatives including ethylene glycol and diethylene glycol (DEG) which are metabolized into various toxic metabolites. Fatalities follo...

    Authors: Amal Nishantha Vadysinghe, W. G. G. B. Kumarasinghe, Sarathchandra Kodikara and Navoda Wickramasinghe

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2021 11:28

    Content type: Case Report

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  14. Sexual violence is cancerous, and it malignantly affects all strata of our community regardless of age, gender, race, ability, and social status. Excellent healthcare service requires professionals who can do ...

    Authors: Renjulal Yesodharan, Tessy Treesa Jose, M. Nirmal Krishnan, S. Anitha and Vinod C. Nayak

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2021 11:27

    Content type: Review

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  15. Today, when forensic experts talk about quantifiable hereditary traits, they do not just depend on the assessment and examination of DNA profiles but also relate them to the population structures. The use of h...

    Authors: Aditi Mishra, Archana Kumari, Sumit Choudhary and Ulhas Gondhali

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2021 11:26

    Content type: Original Article

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  16. The vertebral column has been used in forensic studies for its weight-bearing function and relative density. Sex estimation is one of the essential elements in an anthropological examination, as it may narrow ...

    Authors: Afiana Rohmani, Mohamed Swarhib Shafie and Faridah Mohd Nor

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2021 11:25

    Content type: Review

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  17. This article examines the patterns of death in migrant domestic workers (MDWs) in Jordan. Abuse and difficult circumstances may lead to attempts to escape, neglect, or suicide, but the current literature on de...

    Authors: Hasan A. Abder-Rahman, Majd Al-Soleiti, Ibrahim H. Habash, Imad M. Al-Abdallat and Laith I. Al-Abdallat

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2021 11:24

    Content type: Original Article

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  18. Rectus sheath hematoma is a condition where blood is accumulated within the sheath of the rectus abdominis muscle. It is caused by the rupture of either the superior or inferior epigastric artery or from a dir...

    Authors: Akma Nurain Fairuz Mahamad Arif and Sharifah Safoorah Syed Alwee Al’Aidrus

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2021 11:23

    Content type: Case Report

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  19. Abruptio placentae is a complication of pregnancy that can lead to uterine rupture, increasing maternal and fetal mortality, especially when there is a lack of medical outreach in remote areas.

    Authors: Arun Kumar Jaiswani, Utkarsh Tripathi, Snigdha Jain Bansal, Vartika Singh and Kanchan Jaiswani

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2021 11:22

    Content type: Case Report

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  20. Studies on the insect fauna of animal corpses, used as a vertebrate model, may help forensic investigation cases to estimate the post-mortem-interval (PMI), cause of death, and crime-scene location. Likewise, ...

    Authors: Swaima Sharif and Ayesha Qamar

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2021 11:21

    Content type: Original Article

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  21. The basis for criminal trials is the judge’s conviction of the evidence presented in a case. His belief is based on the context or evidence he is satisfactory with and understands. However, the law may establi...

    Authors: Ahmad Fekry Moussa

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2021 11:20

    Content type: Original Article

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  22. Preservation of bite marks evidence has always been a major problem in forensic odontology due to progressive loss of details as time passes. The use of 2D photographs has been widely used to document forensic...

    Authors: Ain Ashraf Rizwal, Nursyereen Azahar, Nor Hidayah Reduwan and Mohd Yusmiaidil Putera Mohd Yusof

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2021 11:18

    Content type: Original Article

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  23. Evaluation of insect succession patterns is a scientific method to estimate the time elapsed since death. Several studies have shown that ante-mortem intake of opioids affect maggot growth rate. However, there...

    Authors: Davoud Keshavarzi, Yavar Rassi, Mohamad Ali Oshaghi, Korush Azizi, Sayena Rafizadeh, Alimohammad Alimohammadi and Seyed Zahra Parkhideh

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2021 11:17

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  24. Forensic physicians are confronted daily with highly stressful and traumatic duties. With repeated exposure, they are at risk of psychological distress, especially burnout. The current study’s objective was to...

    Authors: Radwa Sehsah, Mohammed Hassan Gaballah, Abdel-Hady El-Gilany and Ahmed A. Albadry

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2021 11:16

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  25. Sex estimation is vital in establishing an accurate biological profile from the human skeleton, as sex influences the analysis of other elements in both Physical and Forensic Anthropology and Legal Medicine. T...

    Authors: Rukiye Sumeyye Bakici, Zulal Oner and Serkan Oner

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2021 11:14

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  26. Mortality is often used as an indicator of public health efforts. Even if mortality in psychiatric hospitals decreased since the introduction of modern treatment, the death toll is still high. The authors have...

    Authors: Iuliu Fulga, Anca-Iulia Neagu, Marius Neagu and Ana Fulga

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2021 11:13

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  27. Epigenetic modifications are heritable and follow a non-mendelian inheritance pattern. They do not alter the DNA sequence but affect the gene expression at the transcriptional level. DNA methylation is one of ...

    Authors: Rania Gomaa, Lamis Nader and Jumana Jamal

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2021 11:12

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  28. Gunshot residue (GSR) is a shred of important trace evidence which helps forensic scientists solve a huge range of incidents related to firearms. The identification of the shooter to bullet identification from...

    Authors: Priya Shrivastava, V. K. Jain and Suman Nagpal

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2021 11:11

    Content type: Review

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  29. Evidence can be defined as the object’s availability and/or information that indicates whether a belief or proposition is true or valid. Gunshot residue (GSR) is an important evidence that can serve many roles...

    Authors: Zainiharyati Mohd Zain, Siti Nurhazlin Jaluddin, Mohamed Izzharif Abdul Halim and Mohamed Sazif Mohamed Subri

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2021 11:10

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  30. Blood is one of the most common pieces of evidence encountered at the crime scene. Due to the viscous nature of blood, unique bloodstain patterns are formed which when studied can reveal what might have happen...

    Authors: Prashant Singh, Nandini Gupta and Ravi Rathi

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2021 11:9

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  31. In this modern era, advancement in technology is seen in every aspect of our life making it comparatively much easier. Likewise, in the field of fingerprinting, the digital scanners have replaced conventional ...

    Authors: Vinita Kumari, Mukesh Kumar Thakar, Biswajit Mondal and Surender Kumar Pal

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2021 11:8

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  32. DNA metabarcoding and massive parallel sequencing are valuable molecular tools for the characterization of environmental samples. In forensic sciences, the analysis of the sample’s fungal population can be hig...

    Authors: Saverio Giampaoli, Elisabetta De Vittori, Filippo Barni, Anna Anselmo, Teresa Rinaldi, Marina Baldi, Kevin Charles Miranda, Arnold Liao, Daniel Brami, Giovanni Vanni Frajese and Andrea Berti

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2021 11:7

    Content type: Short Report

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  33. Cylinder blasts can inflict multi-system life-threatening injuries to one or many persons simultaneously if they are nearby. The explosion in high-pressure equipment produces injuries due to its varied effects...

    Authors: Nagendra Singh Sonwani, Navneet Ateriya, Arvind Kumar and Anil Kohli

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2021 11:6

    Content type: Case Report

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  34. The morphometric analysis of the individual bones of the human skeleton can be used to estimate the sex of unidentified corpses. Our aims were as follows: to test whether thyroid cartilage can be used for fore...

    Authors: Roberto Cameriere, Galina V. Zolotenkova, Igor A. Kuznetsov, Roberto Scendoni and Yuri I. Pigolkin

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2021 11:5

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  35. Recent advances in the diversified anti-diabetic drugs have appeared in the startling increase in the count of poisoning cases. The epidemics of diabetes mellitus are increasing; hence, the no. of anti-diabeti...

    Authors: Priyanka Verma, Atul Bajaj, R. M. Tripathi, Sudhir K. Shukla and Suman Nagpal

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2021 11:4

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  36. Snake bite is a major public health problem, especially in the tropical areas of the world, which the World Health Organization aims to eradicate. According to the National Crime Records Bureau in India, where...

    Authors: K. Sathish, Kusa Kumar Shaha, Ambika Prasad Patra and J. Sree Rekha

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2021 11:3

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  37. The extraction of DNA from skeletal remains with good quality and quantity is often challenging for the ability to generate DNA typing. Previous studies demonstrated the DNA extraction with total demineralizat...

    Authors: Pichittra Booncharoen, Supakit Khacha-ananda, Chaturong Kanchai and Sittiporn Ruengdit

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2021 11:2

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  38. The estimation of the stature of human beings is a major part of medicolegal investigation when only body parts are found. The study aimed to estimate the stature from different handprint measurements in a Ban...

    Authors: Md. Asadujjaman, Md. Golzer Hossain, Md. Sohel Rana and Md. Zahidul Islam

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2021 11:1

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  39. Globally, the need for an accurate and valid method for age estimation in adults still exists. The aging process is associated with secondary dentine deposition that reduces the volume of teeth pulp. Therefore...

    Authors: Fatma M. Elgazzar, Mohamed Omar Elboraey and Ghada N. El-Sarnagawy

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2020 10:40

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  40. Because disease progression is so fast in sudden death of acute fulminant myocarditis, damage of myocardial cells is not evident in routine hematoxylin and eosin staining. To understand damage to myocardial ce...

    Authors: Akari Takaya Uno, Masahito Hitosugi, Mami Nakamura, Tomoyuki Nakanishi, Takahiro Mima and Yoshihisa Higuchi

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2020 10:37

    Content type: Case Report

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  41. DNA profiling has proven to be a valuable technique for identification of individuals in crime. Currently, the technique targets several short tandem repeat (STR) regions in human genome. However, increasing n...

    Authors: Hashom Mohd Hakim, Hussein Omar Khan, Siti Afifah Ismail, Nurul Hazirah Mat Lazim, Japareng Lalung, Abban Edward Kofi, Geoffrey Keith Chambers and Hisham Atan Edinur

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2020 10:34

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  42. Forensic entomology is evolving into entomotoxicology, which is a critical approach in forensic toxicology that alternatively assesses presence of toxins in insects that have eaten a decomposing cadaver. Toxic su...

    Authors: Maduamaka Cyriacus Abajue and Sylvanus Chima Ewuim

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2020 10:33

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  43. Fingermarks can be found both in indoor and outdoor crime scenes. The latter could be subjected to various types of environmental insults. In many cases, criminals try to dispose of or conceal the evidence in ...

    Authors: Yam Tze Yong, Yusmazura Zakaria and Nik Fakhuruddin Nik Hassan

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2020 10:31

    Content type: Original Article

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