Epipteric bones in the pterion may be a surgical pitfall.
Pterion and epipteric bones in Japanese adults and fetuses, with special reference to their formation and variations.
P; parietal bone, F; frontal bone, T; temporal bone, S; sphenoid bone, e; epipteric bone (as known as pterion ossicle, sutural or Wormian bone).
proposed six types of pterion (sphenoparietal, frontotemporal, stellate, epipteric zygomatico-parietal and zygomatico-temporal).
Epipteric type of pterion was not encountered in the present study, this is significant as in Nigerians it accounts 23.
Epipteric bone in the pterion may be a surgical pitfall.