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Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology
Year : 2019, Volume : 13, Issue : 1
First page : ( 40) Last page : ( 45)
Print ISSN : 0973-9122. Online ISSN : 0973-9130.
Article DOI : 10.5958/0973-9130.2019.00009.4

Age Determination of Prostitute Women by Radiological Investigation

Devraj N A1, Chaudhari K M2,*, Pathak A G3, Gadhari R K1, Gavale P S4

1Assistant Professor, Dept. of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, Shri Bhau Saheb Hire Government Medical College & General Hospital, Dhule, Maharashtra, India

2Associate Professor, Dept. of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, Shri Bhau Saheb Hire Government Medical College & General Hospital, Dhule, Maharashtra, India

3Professor & Head, Dept. of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, Shri Bhau Saheb Hire Government Medical College & General Hospital, Dhule, Maharashtra, India

4Assistant Lecturer, Dept. of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, Shri Bhau Saheb Hire Government Medical College & General Hospital, Dhule, Maharashtra, India

*Corresponding author: Dr. Kapileshwar M Chaudhari Associate Professor, Dept of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, Shri B.H. Medical College, Dhule, Maharashtra. Email ID: drkapilc@rediff.com & drkapilc@yahoo.co.in, Mobile No-+919225765333

Online published on 8 February, 2019.

Abstract

Prostitution is an act or practice of engaging in promiscuous sexual relations especially for money. Investigating officer raided brothel house and captured 23 women and brought for age determination. By using standard procedure of Forensic Radiology, examining of ossification centers of all major bones such as clavicle, humers, radius-ulna, pelvis and femur, age of all the 23 women were determined. All of these 23 women were found to be more than 18 years old and among 2 of them were more than 24 to 27 years old.

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Keywords

Prostitution, age determination, brothel, forensic radiology, and ossification centers.

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