Lambdoid suture

Last revised by Dr Neil Lall on 14 Aug 2018

The lamdboid suture is the junction between the superior border of the occipital bone and the posterior borders of the right and left parietal bones. It normally fuses at approximately 26 years of age.

Anatomy: Head and neck

Anatomy: Head and neck

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Cases and figures

  • Figure 1: adult skull
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  • Figure 2: sagittal infant skull
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  • Figure 3: adult skull (posterior view)
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