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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. 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
  39. 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
  40. 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
  41. 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
  42. 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
  43. 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
  44. 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
  45. 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
  46. 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
  47. 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

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