Radiographic examination of the mandibular (glenoid) fossa in ancient and modern man.

@article{Tanaka2004RadiographicEO,
  title={Radiographic examination of the mandibular (glenoid) fossa in ancient and modern man.},
  author={Tatsurou Tanaka and Yasuhiro Morimoto and Yuto Tanaka and Susumu Kobayashi and Yasuhiro Okumura and Shinji Kito and Sachiko Okabe and Takeshi Ohba},
  journal={Oral diseases},
  year={2004},
  volume={10 6},
  pages={369-77}
}
OBJECTIVE To compare the morphology of the mandibular (glenoid) fossa between ancient and modern Japanese. METHODS There were 221 specimens from the ancient period and 206 specimens from the modern period. Radiographs of the mandibular fossa were obtained using a modified Schuller technique and were studied. The length, depth, and area of the mandibular fossa and angulation of the frontal slope of the mandibular fossa on the radiographs were automatically computed. In addition, morphological… CONTINUE READING