Superimposition and Tattoo Mark

Superimposition and Tattoo Mark

Q. 1

Blackening and tattooing of skin and clothing can be best demonstrated by:

 A

Luminol spray

 B

Infrared photography

 C

Ultraviolet light

 D

Magnifying lens

Q. 1

Blackening and tattooing of skin and clothing can be best demonstrated by:

 A

Luminol spray

 B

Infrared photography

 C

Ultraviolet light

 D

Magnifying lens

Ans. B

Explanation:

B i.e. Infrared photography


Q. 2

Patient’s relative gives a history of tattoo, however it was not found during autopsy. What should be dissected to find it:        

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 A

Lymph node

 B

Skin

 C

Spleen

 D

Kidney

Q. 2

Patient’s relative gives a history of tattoo, however it was not found during autopsy. What should be dissected to find it:        

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 A

Lymph node

 B

Skin

 C

Spleen

 D

Kidney

Ans. A

Explanation:

Ans. Lymph node


Q. 3

Corneal tattooing may be done with:          

 A

Gold chloride

 B

Calcium chloride

 C

Copper sulfate

 D

Potassium permanganate

Q. 3

Corneal tattooing may be done with:          

 A

Gold chloride

 B

Calcium chloride

 C

Copper sulfate

 D

Potassium permanganate

Ans. A

Explanation:

Ans. Gold chloride

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Q. 4

Tattooing in old decomposed body can be visualized by use of all except

 A

H2O2 3%

 B

Gamma rays

 C

Infrared photography

 D

Examination with magnifying glass

Q. 4

Tattooing in old decomposed body can be visualized by use of all except

 A

H2O2 3%

 B

Gamma rays

 C

Infrared photography

 D

Examination with magnifying glass

Ans. B

Explanation:

Ans. is ‘b’ i.e., Gamma rays

Latent tattoo marks are faded marks and they can be visualized by

  • Use of ultraviolet light
  • Infrared photograpy
  • Rubbing the part and examining under magnifying glass
  • If tattoo marks are obscured by decomposition they can be visualized by treating with 3 % H2O2.
  • Tatto marks can be developed by treating the skin by 0.5% caustic potash.
  • Histopathology of local lymph nodes for pigment.

Q. 5

Tattooing in an old body as shown in the picture below can be visualized by use of all except ? 

 A

H2O2 3%.

 B

Gamma rays.

 C

Infrared photography.

 D

Examination with magnifying glass.


Q. 5

Tattooing in an old body as shown in the picture below can be visualized by use of all except ? 

 A

H2O2 3%.

 B

Gamma rays.

 C

Infrared photography.

 D

Examination with magnifying glass.


Ans. B

Explanation:

Ans:B.)Gamma rays.

Tattoo marks

  • Tattoo marks are designs made by multiple small puncture wounds made through the skin with needles or similar penetrating tools dipped in colouring agents ( dye ).
  • Tattoos are distinctive, potentially important acquired identifying features that last for the life of the bearer, and persist into the postmortem period. 

 Latent tattoo marks are faded marks and they can be visualized by

  • Use of ultraviolet light
  • Infrared photograpy
  • Rubbing the part and examining under magnifying glass
  • If tattoo marks are obscured by decomposition they can be visualized by treating with 3 % H2O2.
  • Tatto marks can be developed by treating the skin by 0.5% caustic potash.
  • Histopathology of local lymph nodes for pigment.

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