Classification of Sexual Offence
All the following are features of a dead born child EXCEPT: (AIPG 2010)
|C||Greenish discolouration of skin|
|D||Sweetish disagreeable smell|
Greenish discolouration of skin
a. Deadborn- is a child who died inside the uterus and shows signs such as maceration, Spalding’s sign, Robert’s sign, rigor mortis, mummification after it is completely born.
b. Stillbirth- child born after 28th week of pregnancy and did not show any sign of life after being completely born. The child was alive in utero but died during the process of birth.
Radiological diagnosis in foetal death-
a. Presence of gas in the heart and great vessels like aorta (Robert’s signQ).
b. Collapse of the spinal columnQ due to absence of muscle tone.
c. Spalding’s signQ- overlapping of cranial cones of the fetal skull.
i. Gestational ring- 6 weeks.
ii. Distinct echoes from the embryo within the gestational sac– 8 weeks.
iii. FHS– 12 weeks.
iv. Foetal head and thorax- 14 weeks.)