[Applied anatomy of the fontanelles].


OBJECTIVE To make a description of the anatomy of fontanelles and to update what is currently known about their applications. METHOD 7 cadaveric heads, 2 dry skulls and 2 frontal bones of foetus were used, and 48 anterior fontanelles from paediatric patients with or without associated pathology were examined. Surgical cases and neurosonography were also… (More)


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@article{Bustamante2010AppliedAO, title={[Applied anatomy of the fontanelles].}, author={J L Bustamante and L A Miquelini and Marcelo D'Agustini and Alessandro Fontana}, journal={Neurocirugia}, year={2010}, volume={21 3}, pages={253-9} }