Persistent metopic suture

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe



Patient Data

Age: 38
Gender: Male


Incidental metopic suture and aplasia of the right frontal sinus. Left frontal soft tissue hematoma.

Case Discussion

Metopic sutures are anatomical variants. They are associated with aplasia/hypoplasia of the frontal sinuses. 

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Case information

rID: 28101
Published: 10th Mar 2014
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Tag: variant
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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