Craniometry in Central India – An anthropometric study
European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine,
2020, Volume 7, Issue 11, Pages 9195-9200
AbstractContext: Craniometry helps to assess the growth in peadiatrics and also used in various other fields like forensic medicine, plastic surgery, oral surgery and dentistry and for diagnostic purpose
Aims: to investigate the cranial index values anthropometrically and to contributing to the existing data.
Settings and Design: cross sectional study done in Department of Anatomy, People’s College of Medical Sciences, Bhopal
Methods and Material: Craniometry of thirty skulls (normal, fully mature, devoid of any fractures or damages) were done using caliper, scale, and marker
Statistical analysis used: mean, standard deviation and frequency were found using Microsoft excel and graph pad prism software.
Results: In present study, prominent categories based on various indices were mesocranial, cryptozygy, metriocrane, orthocrane, mesene, and sthenometopia.
Conclusions: the finding of the present study varied from previous studies from other countries. It is recommended that various studies across various regions using various techniques with larger sample size.
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