Modality: Diagram

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  • Sagittal suture - “ The sagittal suture is the midline articulation that joins the two parietal bones. Related pathology premature fusion of the sagittal suture res...”
  • Occipital bone - “ The occipital bone is a trapezoid skull bone that contributes to the posteroinferior part of the cranial vault. It is pierced by the foramen magnu...”
  • Cranial vault - “ The cranial vault, also known as the skull vault, skullcap or calvaria, is the cranial space that encases and protects the brain together with the...”
  • Skull fractures - “ Skull fractures are common in the setting of both closed traumatic brain injury and penetrating brain injury. Their importance is both as a marker...”
  • Parietal bone - “ The parietal bone is a paired, irregular, quadrilateral skull bone that forms the sides and roof of the cranium.  Gross anatomy The parietal bon...”
  • Lambdoid suture - “ The lamdboid suture is the junction between the superior border of the occipital bone and the posterior borders of the right and left parietal bon...”

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