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How Radiologists Can Help Identify Domestic Violence

Dr. Bharti Khurana, the principal investigator for the study, was inspired by the case of a young woman who had an acute nasal bone fracture that was superimposed on an old fracture that had healed. Going through prior studies of the woman, Khurana found that the woman had also had a wrist fracture. Khurana then raised the suspicion of intimate partner violence with the woman’s doctor, who hadn’t suspected it.

Source: BOSTON GLOBE

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