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Medicina Legal de Costa Rica

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PENA COTO, Carlos. Manejo de las heridas por proyectil disparado por arma de fuego en la sección de patología forense del departamento medicina legal del Poder Judicial, Costa Rica. Med. leg. Costa Rica [online]. 2013, vol.30, n.2, pp.113-121. ISSN 2215-5287.

In the Forensic Pathology section of the Department of Legal Medicine autopsies are performed by multiple wounds by shells fired by firearm, where the incidence of the same, has been in growth over time. This article is intended to make a review of the lesions produced by these projectiles and establish a management protocol of these cases in the section.

Keywords : Wounded by gun fire; Hole Entry (OE); outlet port (OI); Centralized Unit of Evidence (UCI)..

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