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Interpreting Bone Lesions and Pathology for Forensic Practice

  • ID: 5137723
  • Book
  • November 2020
  • 150 Pages
  • Elsevier Science and Technology
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Interpreting Bone Lesions and Pathology for Forensic Practice presents a concise description of the necessary steps for the differential diagnosis of disease and trauma on skeletal remains. Information obtained from the pathological reactions of bone can be fundamental for forensic dilemmas, ranging from identification to understanding trauma. The book's authors aim to provide reliable tools for the appropriate interpretation of lesions on bone through macroscopic, radiological, histological and biomolecular analyses on skeletal remains.
  • Provides tools for the proper interpretation of bone pathology and lesions
  • Presents content that is based on modern and documented case studies
  • Includes bone pathological reactions that are crucial for interpreting trauma
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1. The study of bone disease: principles and applications to forensics Lucie Biehler-Gomez and Cristina Cattaneo 2. Bone homeostasis and mechanisms Lucie Biehler-Gomez and Cristina Cattaneo 3. Infectious diseases: non-specific and specific infections Lucie Biehler-Gomez and Cristina Cattaneo 4. Indicators of stress: metabolic and endocrine disorders Lucie Biehler-Gomez and Cristina Cattaneo 5. Diseases of joints Lucie Biehler-Gomez and Cristina Cattaneo 6. Neoplastic diseases Lucie Biehler-Gomez, Cristina Cattaneo and Francesco. Sardanelli 7. Calcified residues of soft tissue disease Lucie Biehler-Gomez, Cristina Cattaneo and Emanuela Maderna 8. Trauma Annalisa Capella, debora. mazzarelli, Carmelo Messina and Cristina Cattaneo 9. Biological profile and personal identification Debora. Mazzarelli, Danilo De Angelis, Daniele Gibelli, Pasquale Poppa, Davide Porta, Lucie Biehler-Gomez and Cristina Cattaneo 10. The challenge of taphonomic alterations Lucie Biehler-Gomez, Mirko Mattia and Cristina Cattaneo 11. Toxicological analysis on bones, hair and mummified tissues Lucie Biehler-Gomez, Gaia Giordano, Domenico Di Candia and Cristina Cattaneo
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Gomez, Lucie Biehler
Lucie Biehler Gomez works in the Department of Environmental Sciences, Biomedical Sciences for Health at University of Milan, Milan, Italy.
Cattaneo, Cristina
Cristina Cattaneo - forensic pathologist and anthropologist, is currently Full Professor of Legal Medicine at the Faculty of Medicine of the Università degli Studi di Milano (Italy) and Director of LABANOF, Laboratorio di Antropologia e Odontologia Forense. She has been actively involved with the Italian Ministry of Internal Affairs in the creation of a national database for unidentified human remains and has since 2014 been the medico legal coordinator for the Governmental Office of the Commissioner for Missing Persons for the identification of dead migrants. She also coordinates the medico legal activities on victims of maltreatment, torture and on unaccompanied minors in Milano. She is a forensic pathology and anthropology expert for various courts in Italy and occasionally in Europe, President of FASE (Forensic Anthropology Society of Europe), member of the Swiss DVI (Disaster Victim Identification) team and Co Editor in Chief for the journal of Forensic Science International.
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