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Biting off more than you can chew: a forensic case report.

Authors
  • Drummond, J R
  • McKay, G S
Type
Published Article
Journal
British dental journal
Publication Date
Nov 13, 1999
Volume
187
Issue
9
Pages
466–466
Identifiers
PMID: 10729979
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

A case is reported where a forefinger is 'amputated' by a human bite. This type of extreme biting injury is uncommon and probably represents tearing by the premolar teeth rather than a clean bite by incisor teeth.

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