Research Article| Volume 18, ISSUE 2, P189-201, June 1998

Wounds from Civilian and Military Centerfire Rifles

  • Vincent J.M. Di Maio
    Address reprint requests to Vincent J. M. Di Maio, MD, Chief Medical Examiner, Bexar County Forensic Science Center, 7337 Louis Pasteur, San Antonio, TX 78229-2499.
    From the Bexar County Forensic Science Center, San Antonio, Texas
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      This article explores the differences between rimfire and centerfire rifles and the differences in ammunition used. Permanent and temporary cavity wound tracks are explained. Radiographs, intermediary targets, and assault rifles are also discussed.
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