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  1. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the accuracy of established mathematical regression models for estimating the age of Egyptian children, develop new models that would better match this population and ...

    Authors: Rehab Samir Salma and Omnia M. AbdElfatah
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2023 13:32
  2. This research aimed to determine the incidence, variations, types, and potential locations of the accessory transverse foramen (ATF) in dry cervical vertebrae. A total of 250 Turkish dry cervical vertebrae wer...

    Authors: Eren Ogut, Ozge Guzelad and Fatos Belgin Yıldırım
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2023 13:31
  3. In Egypt, as elsewhere around the world, there are more medical malpractice claims and lawsuits being brought against doctors and hospitals. The present study attempts to identify the medico-legal aspects of m...

    Authors: MM Nagieb, GA El-Gallad, SS Ghaleb and AR Saleh
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2023 13:30
  4. Age estimation has paramount importance for the forensic practitioner. Depending on the timing of fusion, the spheno-occipital synchondrosis will be open during childhood and then later fuse during adulthood. ...

    Authors: Rajesh Nayak, Nitika C. Panakkal and Visakh T
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2023 13:29
  5. Tramadol provokes oxidative stress that gives rise to apoptosis with alterations in the cellular structure and adversely influences male fertility. A specific inhibitor of nuclear factor kappa B (NF-κB), pyrro...

    Authors: Abeer Ramzy Hussieny Mahmoud, Suzan M. M. Moursi, Safya E. Esmaeel, Nesma Ismail Sharawy Mohamed and Nagah ElSayed Mohammed Ali
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2023 13:28
  6. The aim of this study is to obtain a highly accurate and objective sex and age estimation by using the parameters of maxillary molar and canine teeth obtained from cone beam computed tomography images in the i...

    Authors: Deniz Senol, Yusuf Secgin, Burak Suayip Duman, Seyma Toy and Zulal Oner
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2023 13:27
  7. Domestic violence (DV) is one of the major concerning health problems worldwide, and individuals who experienced domestic violence, may suffer physical or psychological consequences.

    Authors: Alireza Doroudchi, Mohammad Zarenezhad, Homayoun Hosseininezhad, Abdorrasoul Malekpour, Zahra Ehsaei, Reza Kaboodkhani and Maryam Valiei
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2023 13:26
  8. Femoral venous blood (FVB) is accepted as a standard sample for postmortem ethanol analysis, but owing to the nature of unnatural death cases, FVB may not always be obtainable, and subclavian blood might be us...

    Authors: Aphinan Tangsermkijsakul and Tossanai Pipatchotitham
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2023 13:25
  9. Estimating or predicting stature, using fragments of the body or components of the human skeleton, for this purpose, originates from the idea of proportionality between the different parts of the body. The aim...

    Authors: José Aderval Aragão, Erick Mendonça do Sacramento, Israel Santos Marcelo, Iapunira Catarina Sant’Anna Aragão, Felipe Matheus Sant’Anna Aragão and Francisco Prado Reis
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2023 13:24
  10. Radiology plays a vital role in determining human age. Age estimation based on radiographic evaluation of human third molars can prove useful and accurate. The present study aimed to evaluate the reliability o...

    Authors: Mohammed A Sindi, Maisa O Al-Sebaei and Mohamed S Bamashmous
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2023 13:23
  11. Post severe traumatic brain injury (sTBI), axonal alterations lead to myelin loss and its degeneration. In the recovery phase, numerous intermingled biochemical pathways involving complex inflammatory reaction...

    Authors: Meenakshi Sharma, Arulselvi Subramanian, Vaishali Suri, Purva Mathur, Shyam Prakash, Nabarun Chakraborty, Deepak Agrawal, R. M. Pandey, Anupuma Raina, Rajesh Malhotra and Sanjeev Lalwani
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2023 13:22
  12. Virtopsy is “a virtual alternative to the traditional autopsy, conducted with scanning and imaging technology,” mainly with the use of postmortem computed tomography (PMCT). It is still in the budding stage in...

    Authors: Karthi Vignesh Raj K., Anam Khan, Abhishek Yadav, Manisha Jana, Sudhir K. Gupta, Varun Chandran A., Balaji D., Alex Eldo Simon and Aditya Pratap Singh Chauhan
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2023 13:21
  13. Individuals who have been sexually assaulted often turn to their friends for comfort and support. Responses to such disclosures vary greatly and may be influenced by prior victimization, the relationship of th...

    Authors: Syed Messum Ali Kazmi, Amina Hanif Tarar, Awais Nasir and Rabia Iftikhar
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2023 13:20
  14. The types of Wormian bones may play a role in population affinity and differential diagnosis of several clinical syndromes. This study investigates the distribution of types in adult skulls, their correlation ...

    Authors: Eren Ogut and Fatos Belgin Yildirim
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2023 13:19
  15. Recent research has explored volumetric assessment in three-dimensional (3D) imaging procedures for sexual dimorphism. The 3D techniques have enabled a more realistic, accurate, and non-invasive visualization ...

    Authors: Mohd Hafizal Harudin, Ademir Franco, Norhayati Jaffar, Mohamad Helmee Mohamad Noor, Mohamad Azaini Ibrahim and Scheila Manica
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2023 13:18
  16. Saliva is the most common biological evidence found at any crime scene next to blood. It is a clear liquid which makes it immune to any possible evidence of alteration by the perpetrator. In forensics, saliva ...

    Authors: Megha Upadhyay, Pankaj Shrivastava, Kapil Verma and Bhawana Joshi
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2023 13:17
  17. Any science can be a forensic science (FS) if it has some justice application. Therefore, FS is an extremely interdisciplinary field at the interface of chemistry, biology, physics, medicine, law, criminology,...

    Authors: Walid M. Khalilia
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2023 13:16
  18. Post-mortem interval estimation of carcasses buried in shallow graves is a grey area in Nigerian forensic investigations. Most of the investigations and court decisions on the time of death of concealed homici...

    Authors: Darlington Nnamdi Onyejike, Victor Adolf Fischer, Ugochukwu Godfrey Esomonu and Ifeoma Miracle Onyejike
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2023 13:15
  19. Because of the individuality of the palatal rugae, they are applicable for human identification purposes the same as the fingerprints. Therefore, it is important to assess the effect of different factors on ru...

    Authors: Nazanin Ziar, Hamid Reza Pakshir, Yasaman Alamdarloo and Shabnam Ajami
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2023 13:14
  20. The forms and compositions of primer gunshot residue (GSR) in shooting cases have been routinely analyzed in many crime labs by scanning electron microscope/energy-dispersive X-ray spectroscopy (SEM/EDS). Guns...

    Authors: Bryan R. Burnett and Felice Nunziata
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2023 13:13
  21. Airguns with the energy of ejected pellets below 17 J are not considered weapons in Poland, can be purchased without permission, and do not require registration. The mere possession of this kind of airgun does...

    Authors: Sebastian Glowinski, Sławomir Majdanik and Barbara Potocka-Banaś
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2023 13:12
  22. Synthetic cannabinoids are one of the largest groups of new psychoactive substances that invaded Egypt’s drug abuse market over the past few years.

    Authors: Wafaa M. Abdelmoneim, Marwa H. Bakr, Nagwa M. Ghandour, Marwa Kh. Mohammed, Mohamed Fawzy, Abdelrahman G. Ramadan and Nora Z. Abdellah
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2023 13:11
  23. This article has been retracted. Please see the Retraction Notice for more detail: https://doi.org/10.1186/s41935-021-00242-6.

    Authors: Raissa Orsayeva, Alexander Vasyaev and Viktor Shestak
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2023 13:10
  24. After substantial trauma, pulmonary embolism (PE) carries a high risk of morbidity and mortality. Early post-traumatic PE in the absence of deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is a distinct entity that might be connect...

    Authors: Yalini Thivaharan, Asurappulige Dayapala and Muthulingam Thanushan
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2023 13:9
  25. The non-metric dental crown traits (NDCT) can vary within and between the geo-populations. These play a critical role in the ethnicity determination and help in identification of an individual. A commonly used...

    Authors: Aman Chowdhry, Deepika Bablani Popli, Keya Sircar and Priyanka Kapoor
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2023 13:8
  26. Estimating age is essential in both the analysis of human skeletal remains and assessing live persons. The third molar develops over a longer period and is hence used in age estimation for subadults. Since den...

    Authors: Jayapriya T, Vaishali Keluskar, Sridhar M, Lokesh Kumar S and Anabelle Fernandes
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2023 13:7
  27. The increase in drug abuse a major global issue. Clandestine laboratories along with illegal drug trafficking and trade increase the menace. Increased confiscation of illicit drugs not only indicates the mani...

    Authors: Sujata Dash, Neha Vashisht, Sweta Sinha, Adesh Kumar and Kavita Goyal
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2023 13:6
  28. The Phenice method is a reliable qualitative analysis of the pubis and ischium region of the innominate bone to assess an individual’s sex. Geometric morphometric provides methods of quantitative analysis of t...

    Authors: Muhammad Naqib Harith Hamzah, Siti Hanum Mohd Ali, Faridah Mohd Nor and Helmi Hadi
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2023 13:5
  29. Post-mortem animal predation affects human corpses in various ways. Lesions are a characteristic of the type of terrestrial or aquatic predators. These lesions can be misinterpreted and may be challenging for ...

    Authors: Jayanth S. H., Geetha K. B., Vidusha Vijay and Manju Prakash
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2023 13:4
  30. Colloid cysts arise from congenital abnormalities of the endodermis and are characteristically comprised of an external fibrous layer, with a lining of cuboidal and columnar epithelial cells and endodermal cil...

    Authors: Abdulrahman Alzahrani, Abdullah Albouijan, Ghada Alshamsi, Abdulwahab Almanjumi, Mohammed Hamdi, Battel Alteraiqi and Mohammed Alshaikhi
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2023 13:3
  31. Rape myths are marked for being false beliefs about sexual assault. With the problem being quite prevalent around the world, research has shown that numerous factors such as rape proclivity and perpetuation of...

    Authors: Syed Messum Ali Kazmi, Rabia Iftikhar and Muhammad Umar Fayyaz
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2023 13:2
  32. Violence against women is a global problem affecting different social and economic classes. The present study aimed to identify the impact of domestic violence on the health status of women abused by their int...

    Authors: Y. Mellouki, L. Sellami, Y. Zerairia, L. Saker, N. Belkhadja, H. Zetili, F. Guehria, F. Kaious, M. Bensaaida and A. H. Mira
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2023 13:1
  33. Thermal injuries are one of the commonest causes of unnatural deaths in females in developing countries. However, there is a lack of adequate research into the social and psychological aspects that lead to suc...

    Authors: Karen Harshitha, Venkata Raghava and C. Mahesh
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2022 12:61
  34. Stabbing is a relatively uncommon method of suicide. Typical suicide is usually associated with tentative wounds. Self-stabbing using two sharp weapons to produce two stab wounds without tentative marks is an ...

    Authors: Abdurrab A. A. Kasim, Faisal M. Alzubaidi, Yahya H. Zakari, Almaha A. A. Shatwan, Sahar Saleh Mulla, Abdulaziz Alasmari and Samah F. Ibrahim
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2022 12:60
  35. Nitrous oxide (N2O), also called “laughing gas,” is the most commonly used inhalation anesthetic in dentistry. The N2O is no longer used, because of the long-term neurologic and cardiovascular sequelae. Due to...

    Authors: Cipolloni Luigi and De Simone Stefania
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2022 12:59
  36. The common causes of early postpartum maternal deaths are cardiomyopathies, obstetric hemorrhage, hypertensive disorders, and sepsis. However, a maternal death from choking together with aspiration of gastric ...

    Authors: Amal Nishantha Vadysinghe, Tharanga Bandara Nayakarathne, Ilangarathne Banda and Ranasinghe Arachchilage Erandathi Isuru Perera
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2022 12:58
  37. Fatal blast injuries are generally reported as a consequence of explosions, mainly in terrorist events, work-related detonations, or domestic settings. Although quite rare, blast injuries of high kinetic energ...

    Authors: Amal Ben Daly, Sarra Gharsallaoui, Maher Jedidi, Bilel Gammoudi, Majed Zemni, Mohamed Kamel Souguir and Mohamed Ben Dhiab
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2022 12:57
  38. This study was aimed at establishing age estimates based on distal root development of the mandibular third molar for Ugandans aged 10–22 years. This was a cross-sectional study using orthopantomograms (OPGs) ...

    Authors: Annet Kutesa Mutebi, Adriane Kamulegeya, Grace Nabaggala and Cathy Lutalo Mwesigwa
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2022 12:56
  39. Identifying the causes of unexpected pediatric deaths is a clinical, medicolegal, and humanitarian requirement. This study included autopsied children aged < 18 years who suddenly died due to natural causes an...

    Authors: Nora Fawzy Fnon, Nour El-Hoda Sayed Ismael, Hanan Hosney Hassan, Samar Abd-Elmonem El-Sheikh and Zahraa Khalifa Sobh
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2022 12:55
  40. Dental age estimation plays an important role in identifying an unknown person. In forensic science, estimating age with high accuracy depends on the experience of the practitioner. Previous studies proposed c...

    Authors: Patipan Pintana, Witsarut Upalananda, Suwit Saekho, Uten Yarach and Kittichai Wantanajittikul
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2022 12:54
  41. This study investigates the prevalence of misusing over-the-counter (OTC) and prescribed drugs in Syrian gymnasiums, in addition to types, sources of knowledge, and patterns of use. A structured questionnaire ...

    Authors: Linda Alkebbeh, Thurya Alaryan, Marie Claire Saad and Samar Alzeer
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2022 12:53
  42. The aim of the forensic nursing (FN) education is to provide nursing students with the basic knowledge of FN that they can use in the clinical area.

    Authors: Muzaffer Berna Doğan, Özgül Eycan, Aybüke Yazıcı, Berfe Gülatar, Melike Çapan and Sena Merve Temel
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2022 12:52
  43. The scientific and technological advances along with the changing socio-economical standards of society have posed new challenges to the criminal justice system. With the changes in society and technology, the...

    Authors: Ankit Srivastava, Abhimanyu Harshey, Tanurup Das, Akash Kumar, Murali Manohar Yadav and Pankaj Shrivastava
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2022 12:51
  44. The present study is based on the necrophagous fly samples collected from 24 medico-legal cases between the year 2011 and 2018 in Tamil Nadu State, India. The fly life stages were identified based on morpholog...

    Authors: Azhahianambi Palavesam, R. Selvakumar, Bhaskaran Ravi Latha, C. Soundararajan, G. Jyothimol and T. J. Harikrishnan
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2022 12:50
  45. Forensic DNA analysis is one of the most advanced tools in the criminal investigation. It is used successfully in solving offenses involving rape, paternity disputes, murder or attempt to murder, and dacoity a...

    Authors: Amulya Pande, Sudhakar Daware, Vijay Thakare, Vaishali Mahajan, Ankita Dikshit and Mitali Dhawane
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2022 12:49
  46. Child sexual abuse (CSA) continues to expand in scope and character and in developing countries is fuelled by poverty, poor policies, and cultural perceptions and practices. It is poorly studied or under-repor...

    Authors: Samuel Robsam Ohayi, Sunday Gabriel Mba and Mark Sunday Ezeme
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2022 12:48
  47. Healthcare workers are on the front lines of COVID-19 and are subject to risks. A rise in the cases of violence and aggressiveness against HCWs has been observed worldwide, adding to the already existing burno...

    Authors: Noha M. Abu Bakr Elsaid, Omneya Ibrahim, Zeinab F. Abdel-Fatah, Hend A. Hassan, MennatAllah H. Hegazy, Marwa M. Anwar and Hanan H. Soliman
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2022 12:45
  48. Scaphocephaly is a craniofacial anomaly where the skull is disproportionately long and narrow. Premature closure of the sagittal suture is thought to be at the core of the etiopathology for scaphocephaly.

    Authors: Shahriar Ahmadpour and Khadijeh Foghi
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2022 12:44

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