Items tagged “suture”
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Persistent metopic suture
Published 01 Nov 2013
Sutural diastasis is an abnormal widening of the skull sutures. It may be physiological in a neonate during a growth spurt. Pathology In non-traumatic scenarios accelerated growth of the sutural connective tissue without concurrent ossification is the underlying pathology. Aetiology trauma...
Retained suture needle
Diagnosis almost certain
Published 09 Jul 2015
The squamosal or squamous suture is the cranial suture between the temporal and parietal bones bilaterally. From the pterion, it extends posteriorly, curves inferiorly and continues as the parietotemporal suture. Along with growth of the pterion, the asterion and at the frontozygomatic suture, ...
The frontomaxillary suture is the site where the nasal process of frontal bone meets the frontal process of the maxilla.
The parietotemporal/parietomastoid suture represents the articulation between the parietal and temporal bones posteriorly. Anteriorly, they articulate at the squamosal suture. The parietotemporal suture is considered the most posterior continuation of squamosal suture and is at times interrupted...
This suture forms the fissure between the frontal process of maxilla and the lateral border of the nasal bone. The nasomaxillary sutures are paried.