Wednesday, March 12, 2014
You will be given few bones (human). You'll have to identify the
bone & also comment on the sex of the bone and any other relevant
thing regarding that bone. Mention about the side of the
bone also in case of upper & lower limbs, whether it is left/right.
Telling about ossification is a plus point.
The Questions that might be asked are:
- Comment on the sex of the bone and give reasons to justify your statement?
- Identify the given bone and tell few points as how this bone can be used to estimate the age of the individual?
The bones generally given are:
X-RAY in viva/spotting
You might be given an X-Ray. The questions that are generally asked are: comment on the given X-ray or comment upon the age? You are expected to answer keeping the following points in mind::
•Which part of Body X-Rayed?
•Comment upon the age of the person?
•What are the medicolegal significance of that age?
•Any other specific finding ( like overlaying of skull)?
•Comment upon that particular finding with its medicolegal significance.