posterior intraoccipital synchondrosis

pos·te·ri·or in·tra·oc·cip·i·tal syn·chon·dro·sis

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cartilaginous union between the squamous and lateral parts of the occipital bone in the newborn.

Budin,

Pierre C., French gynecologist, 1846-1907.
Budin obstetrical joint - cartilaginous union between the squamous and lateral parts of the occipital bone in the newborn. Synonym(s): posterior intraoccipital synchondrosis
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These are: (1) the Kerckring ossicle (ko), (2) posterior intraoccipital synchondrosis (pio), (3) anterior intraoccipital synchondrosis (aio), (4) sphenooccipital synchondrosis (sos), (5) petrooccipital fissure (pof) and (6) occipitomastoid suture (oms).
The posterior intraoccipital synchondrosis began to show CT evidence of fusion (grade 2) by 18 months in 156 cases (78%).
The posterior intraoccipital synchondrosis showed initial evidence of closure (grade 2) in 78% of the cases from age of 18 months with a mean age of 23 months.

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