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exit wound

Forensic pathology The “goodbye” lesion that a bullet or other projectile causes when leaving the body; EWs are often larger than the entrance wound, due to tumbling and deformation of the bullet. Cf Entrance wound, Execution wound.
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She told the inquest it was unusual for there to be no exit wound with a close range shot but that it can occur if the bullet breaks up inside the skull.
If it's lightning, you should see an exit wound somewhere below the split bark; some charred wood is also typical.
According to News24, Captain Chris Mangena revealed in the trial that there was bruises on the chest and back of Steenkamp although the projectile did not penetrate the chest, adding that the model also had a wound on the middle finger of her left hand and two wounds in the head, one the bullet entrance wound and the other the exit wound.
Number of Entry Wounds Vis-a-vis Number of Exit Wounds on the Body of Homicidal Firearm Victims: It is evident from the present study (Table 2) that were there was no exit wound in maximum number (38.
I was confused; I could not find an exit wound, until the autopsy.
Upon re-examination of the vial, a white maggot was seen crawling about and the host, though still alive, was visibly affected by the trauma of the parasite's escape and had an exit wound in its abdomen (Figure 2).
Medical sources told Wafa that Qadoush had been shot once in the left side of his chest, killing him instantly, and added that the bullet left a small entry wound but no exit wound.
The corresponding exit wound was nine inches deep found at the ninth and tenth inter-vertebral space lateral to the spinal vertebra on the left side.
Sounding like a cross between Jimi Hendrix, Micky Free and Robin Trower, Exit Wound, a.
Doctors now reportedly believe he was shot twice in the back, with two entry wounds and one exit wound.
Captain Tariq Ahmad, a doctor who certified Pte Cutts dead shortly after the incident, said he had mistakenly believed an exit wound above the soldier's eye was an entry wound.