Vertex

Last revised by Dr Daniel J Bell on 20 Aug 2017

The vertex is the midline bony landmark at the most superior part of the calvaria in the standard anatomical position, near the midpoint of the sagittal suture (i.e. between the bregma and lambda).

It is one of the skull landmarks, craniometric points for radiological or anthropological skull measurement.

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