TITLE

A patterned abrasion on the neck of an infant: inflicted injury or not?

AUTHOR(S)
Neil Langlois
PUB. DATE
December 2009
SOURCE
Forensic Science, Medicine & Pathology;Dec2009, Vol. 5 Issue 4, p324
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
No abstract available.
ACCESSION #
47376731

 

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