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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. As in all over the world, healthcare professionals in Turkey are increasingly affected by violence. The purpose of this study was to evaluate homicide, which is the most severe form of violence against health ...

    Authors: Halit Canberk Aydogan, Mahmut Şerif Yıldırım, Muhammet Soyyiğit and Ramazan Akçan
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2022 12:43
  12. This study is conducted to estimate age and sex from chest radiographs. The aim of this study was to determine (I) whether costal cartilage calcification pattern help in estimating sex in North Indian sample a...

    Authors: Shama Patyal and Tejasvi Bhatia
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2022 12:41
  13. In forensic ballistics, the phenomenon of tandem bullets occurs when two or more bullets are ejected from the barrel of a firearm in a single shot. The injuries caused by these bullets have been described in the ...

    Authors: Pierluigi Passalacqua, Margherita Pallocci, Lucilla De Luca, Claudia Zanovello, Giulio Sacchetti and Michele Treglia
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2022 12:40
  14. Congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH) is a congenital malformation of the diaphragm, resulting in the herniation of the abdominal organs into the thoracic cavity. If not properly diagnosed before or at birth, ...

    Authors: Sarra Ben Abderrahim, Maher Jedidi, Amal Ben Daly, Zeineb Nfikha, Mohamed Ben Dhiab, Majed Zemni, Moncef Mokni and Mohamed Kamel Souguir
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2022 12:39
  15. The investigation into sudden unexpected and unnatural deaths supports criminal justice, aids in litigation, and provides important information for public health including surveillance, epidemiology, and preve...

    Authors: Salona Prahladh and Jacqueline van Wyk
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2022 12:38
  16. Sarcophagidae along with Calliphoridae (superfamily Oestroidea) were known as important colonizers of cadavers and could be used to estimate the postmortem interval (PMI), through tracking the flies colonizing...

    Authors: Fatma Mohamed Afifi, Eman Alaaeldin Abdelfattah and Ghada Mohamed El-Bassiony
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2022 12:37
  17. Aspiration of foreign bodies is not uncommon in the pediatric setting, and the consideration and recognition of an aspiration event are vital to prompt management. Pointed and sharp-edged foreign bodies have t...

    Authors: Tyler Bruce Malcolm Hickey, Rohit Zachariah Mathews and Michael James Pickup
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2022 12:36
  18. Infective endocarditis (IE) is a bacterial infection of the heart valves or endocardium, with complications such as valve perforation, ring abscess, fistula, or damage to the subaortic structures. This case re...

    Authors: Razuin Rahimi, Nur Shafaradila Shamsul Anuar, Noor Kaslina Mohd Kornain and Norizal Mohd Noor
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2022 12:35
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. 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
  39. 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
  40. 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
  41. 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
  42. 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

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