Estimation of sex from mastoid triangle - a craniometric analysis.

  title={Estimation of sex from mastoid triangle - a craniometric analysis.},
  author={Tanuj Kanchan and A. S. Gupta and Kewal Krishan},
  journal={Journal of forensic and legal medicine},
  volume={20 7},
Estimation of sex is an important step in the evaluation of unknown human remains. Human skulls are shown to exhibit sexual dimorphism. The objective of the present study was to assess the mastoid region in sexing of unknown skulls. The present study was conducted on 118 (69 males and 49 females) dry skulls in a Medical College at India. The dimensions, area, perimeter, and the angles of the mastoid triangle were analysed for their utility in sex estimation. Non-parametric Mann-Whitney U test… CONTINUE READING