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Multiple Wormian bones at the lambdoid suture in an Indian skull

Author(s): Nayak SB

Journal: Neuroanatomy
ISSN 1303-1783

Volume: 7;
Issue: 1;
Start page: 52;
Date: 2008;
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Keywords: neuroanatomy | skull | Wormian bone | lambdoid suture | variation

The occurrence of Wormian (sutural) bones in the human skull is quite common. We found ten Wormian bonesin the lambdoid suture in an adult Indian skull. Knowledge of this variation is very important for anthropologists,radiologists, orthopedic and neurosurgeons. A similar case has not been reported yet.
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