Study of the shapes of sutural bones in western india

Authors: Bapat Ruta, Umarji BN
Int J Biol Med Res. 2012; 3(3): 2269-2270  |  PDF File

Abstract

ABSTRACTThe sutural bones or wormian bones are common in skull. Aim of present study: The aim of the present study is to evaluate the shapes of the sutural bones. Materials and methods: In the present study 310 adult human crania of known sex (155 male and 155 female) were taken. Observations: The different shapes like irregular, triangular, circular and quadrangular were observed. The most of the sutural bones were having irregular shape. Conclusion: The sutural bones are important because they can mislead for diagnosis the fracture of the skull.