Journal of
Clinical Pathology and Forensic Medicine

  • Abbreviation: J. Clin. Pathol. Forensic Med.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2405
  • DOI: 10.5897/JCPFM
  • Start Year: 2010
  • Published Articles: 28

Table of Content: January 2011; 2(1)

January 2011

Unusual findings in appendicectomy specimens: Local experience in Al-Ahsa region of Saudi Arabia

Appendicitis is one of the commonest surgical emergencies. Appendix may appear normal at surgery, but the histo-pathological assessment of the specimens may reveal unusual pathology. Our aim was to review the histopathological reports of 1324 appendicectomy specimens and to document the unusual findings. The medical record and the histopathology report of 1324 patients who underwent appendicectomy (between January 2005...

Author(s): Abdulrahman Saleh Al-Mulhim

January 2011

Investigation of concealed homicide and establishment of positive identification

Investigation of homicide is very difficult, starting from pointing out the culprit to collection of positive evidences in favour of the case. More difficulties arise when the evidences are destroyed or the body of offence concealed, by throwing the body in the outskirts or burning or mutilating by the accused. A case is discussed here, having more or less same observations. Various aspects about cause of death,...

Author(s): Mohammed Iliyas Sheikh