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Deaths due to blunt and sharp force injuries account for a large proportion of autopsies performed by forensic pathologist. It is incumbent upon the pathologist to be able to recognize characteristics of wounds and patterns of injury in order to be most effective in his role of determining not only the cause and manner of death, but also in synthesizing autopsy and investigate data in order to assist all interested parties in procuring evidence and in surmising the circumstances surrounding death.
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