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Age estimation from radiographic images of the knee. / Hackman, Lucina; Black, Sue.

In: Journal of Forensic Sciences, Vol. 58, No. 3, 05.2013, p. 732-737.

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Hackman, L & Black, S 2013, 'Age estimation from radiographic images of the knee', Journal of Forensic Sciences, vol. 58, no. 3, pp. 732-737. https://doi.org/10.1111/1556-4029.12077

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Hackman L, Black S. Age estimation from radiographic images of the knee. Journal of Forensic Sciences. 2013 May;58(3):732-737. https://doi.org/10.1111/1556-4029.12077

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Hackman, Lucina ; Black, Sue. / Age estimation from radiographic images of the knee. In: Journal of Forensic Sciences. 2013 ; Vol. 58, No. 3. pp. 732-737.

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