The pterion in Turkish male skulls

  title={The pterion in Turkish male skulls},
  author={{\"O}mer Oǧuz and S. G{\"u}rarslan Şanli and Memduha G{\"u}lhal Bozkir and R. W. Soames},
  journal={Surgical and Radiologic Anatomy},
This study was conducted to determine the location and type of pterion in Turkish males. The importance of the pterion is its relation to the middle meningeal artery, Broca’s motor speech area on the left side, and surgical interventions relating to pathologies of the sphenoid ridge and optic canal. Specific measurements were taken on both sides of 26 Turkish human male skulls, none of which showed any obvious pathology or trauma. The sphenoparietal type of pterion was the most common (96… CONTINUE READING


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