Significance of Blunt Trauma Skin Injuries

The first step in the interpretation of cutaneous skin injuries is accurate documentation by narrative description, diagrams, and photographic/digital images. Once there is a proper record of the injuries, the interpretation of their significance is done, realizing that even minor injuries have considerable medicolegal importance (13).

Fig. 6. The typical yellow color of a postmortem abrasion. (See Companion CD for color version of this figure.)

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