Morphology of cranial sutures and radiologic evaluation of the variations of intersutural bones

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Caliskan S., Oguz K. K. , Tunali S., Aldur M. M. , Ercakmak B., Sargon M. F.

FOLIA MORPHOLOGICA, vol.77, no.4, pp.730-735, 2018 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 77 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.5603/fm.a2018.0030
  • Title of Journal : FOLIA MORPHOLOGICA
  • Page Numbers: pp.730-735


Background: As far as our literature searches showed us, morphological characteristics of cranium such as sutures, sutural bones and fontanelles had been examined in the skulls in the museums and dry specimens until now. As a modern method, three-dimensional virtual reconstruction of cranial bones by using multidetector computed tomography-computed tomography angiography (MDCT-CTA) can display in vivo morphological characteristics. In our study, we aimed to determine the presence and incidence of these morphological characteristics that can be clinically significant in our population, by using radiologic methods.