Abraded Margin

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Abraded Margin

An annular area of abrasion caused by the forward motion of a bullet indenting the skin in an entrance wound.
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From a distance, gunshots produce a round or elliptical perforation with an abrasion collar (the gyrating bullet abrades the inverted skin).