Sagittal suture

The sagittal suture is the midline articulation that joins the two parietal bones.

Related pathology

  • premature fusion of the sagittal suture results in scaphocephaly
  • normal fusion of the sagittal suture occurs at approximately 22 years of age
Head and neck anatomy
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Article information

rID: 45458
System: Head & Neck
Section: Anatomy
Tag: refs, cases
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