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Rare morphological variants of the bones: epicondylar processes, metopic suture and Wormian bones in XVIII century skeleton

J. Kuchinka, T. Kuder, A. Szczurkowski, E. Nowak, W. Gliński, J. Kwieciński
DOI: 10.5603/FM.a2019.0055
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Pubmed: 31106847
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Folia Morphol 2020;79(1):162-167.

open access

Vol 79, No 1 (2020)
ORIGINAL ARTICLES
Published online: 2019-05-10
Submitted: 2019-03-29
Accepted: 2019-04-09

Abstract

Background: Analysis of the female skeleton from the 18th century revealed a collection of morphological changes.

Materials and methods: Anthropological evaluation and dental X-ray techniques allowed the age to be determined at 12–13 years.

Results: The distal parts of the both humerus bones had distinct, supracondylar processes of about 5 mm at the medial-lateral surface. The frontal bone had a well-preserved metopic suture along the entire length of the squama. There were also two Wormian bones (Inca bones), asymmetrical mastoid foramen, and only left non-obliterated condylar canal.

Conclusions: The skull measurements allowed the cranial index to be determined — 93.5 (brachycephalia) and height-length index — 98.6 (akrocephalus). Moreover, X-ray analysis of incomplete dentition was made.

Abstract

Background: Analysis of the female skeleton from the 18th century revealed a collection of morphological changes.

Materials and methods: Anthropological evaluation and dental X-ray techniques allowed the age to be determined at 12–13 years.

Results: The distal parts of the both humerus bones had distinct, supracondylar processes of about 5 mm at the medial-lateral surface. The frontal bone had a well-preserved metopic suture along the entire length of the squama. There were also two Wormian bones (Inca bones), asymmetrical mastoid foramen, and only left non-obliterated condylar canal.

Conclusions: The skull measurements allowed the cranial index to be determined — 93.5 (brachycephalia) and height-length index — 98.6 (akrocephalus). Moreover, X-ray analysis of incomplete dentition was made.

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Keywords

morphological varieties of skeleton, epicondylar process, metopic suture

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Title

Rare morphological variants of the bones: epicondylar processes, metopic suture and Wormian bones in XVIII century skeleton

Journal

Folia Morphologica

Issue

Vol 79, No 1 (2020)

Pages

162-167

Published online

2019-05-10

DOI

10.5603/FM.a2019.0055

Pubmed

31106847

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Folia Morphol 2020;79(1):162-167.

Keywords

morphological varieties of skeleton
epicondylar process
metopic suture

Authors

J. Kuchinka
T. Kuder
A. Szczurkowski
E. Nowak
W. Gliński
J. Kwieciński

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