L8, wound, forensic

 Lecture Video


1-Dangerous wound is the following, except

A)serious and extensive.

B) it leaves permanent infirmity.

C) it leads to loss of non - functioning organ.

D) it leads to loss of function of an organ.

2-Mortal wound

A)causes death immediately,

B) heals in more than 26 days.

C) leaves permanent infirmity.

D) induces by sharp - edged weapons.

3-Abrasion is the following, except

A)superficial injury.

B)yellowish in color due to serum exudate.

C) reddish - brown in color.

D) accompanied by vital reaction as pus formation.

4- Postmortem abrasion is

A) reddish - brown in color.

B)yellowish in color.

C) deep enough to break the vessels.

D) hardened by serum exudate.

5-Types of abrasions include the following, except

A)pressure and dragging abrasions.

B)friction and patterned abrasions.

C)gravel rash and friction burn.

D) grazes and transfixing.

6- Antemortem abrasions are

a) reddish in color.

B) accompanied with serum exudation 

C)accompanied by pus formation.

D) all of the above.

7-  Fatal wounds

A) cause loss of a functioning organ.

B) cause death within a short time.

C) are self - inflicted wounds.

D) are induced by blunt objects.

8. Pressure abrasions are due to

A)tangential impact by blunt object

B)perpendicular impact by blunt object.

C) scrape off the skin by blunt objeet.

D) drag a victim over a rough object. 

9. Finger nails induce the following, except

a) linear scratches.

b) pressure abrasions.

c) gravel rash abrasions.

d) patterned abrasions.




3- b  

4- b 



7- B 

8- B 

9) c 

Give an account on :

Medicolegal classification of wounds.

Legal classification of wounds.

Duty of the doctor in cases of wounds.

How can abrasions help in determining the assailant and type of the crime?

Medicolegal importance of the presence, the direction and healing of abrasions.

Medicolegal importance of abrasions.

The scrape abrasions.

The characters of abrasions. 


The wound.

The abrasions;

Scrape (brush).

Scratches (linear abrasions)

Grazes (sliding abrasions).

Gravel rash.

Friction burn.

Friction abrasions.

Dragging abrasions

Impact and patterned abrasions.