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Medicolegal Aspects of 3 Cases of Bizarre Self-Mutilation

Dawood, Abdel Wahab A. MD

American Journal of Forensic Medicine & Pathology: March 2011 - Volume 32 - Issue 1 - pp 35-38
doi: 10.1097/PAF.0b013e3181ff61ff
Case Reports

Three cases of bizarre self-mutilation are reported because of the unusual methods used and the unexpected good sequel in one of them.

From the Forensic Medicine & Clinical Toxicology, Faculty of Medicine, Assiut University, Assiut, Egypt.

Manuscript received September 26, 2007; accepted November 15, 2007.

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Reprints: Abdel Wahab A. Dawood, MD, Forensic Medicine & Clinical Toxicology, Faculty of Medicine, Assiut University, Assiut, Egypt. E-mail: abdelwahab_dawood@yahoo.com.

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