Autopsy view of the posterior right side of the skull of a 15-month-old female. A stellate fracture is observed on the occipital bone (arrowhead). The horizontal component of the fracture is located at the level of the sutura mendosa, a developmental suture within the forming occipital squama. The vertical component of the fracture extends inferiorly from the horizontal component and terminates in the sutura intraoccipitalis posterior. The cause of death was classified as complications of blunt trauma of the head with subdural hematoma and skull fracture, the manner as homicide.
2.24 (arrowheads mark the fracture).
2.24 and 2.25.
2.24–2.26 for anthropologic analysis.
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