Other features included dysmorphism, macrocephaly, wormian
bones, brachydactyly, and communicating hydrocephalus and a thin corpus callosum.
Caption: Figure 7: (a, b) Delayed closure of the sutures, widening of the anterior fontanelle, Wormian
bones, sclerotic skull base, numerous supernumerary teeth, and malocclusion can be seen in the cranial radiographs (11 years).
The patient had normal intelligence with a normal height of 100 cm and a little lower weight of 13 kg. Skull radiographs detected wormian
bones [Figure 1]g and [Figure 1]h.
P; parietal bone, F; frontal bone, T; temporal bone, S; sphenoid bone, e; epipteric bone (as known as pterion ossicle, sutural or Wormian
Other features of fronto-occipital head shaping are an increased suture complexity (interdigitation), especially of the lambdoid suture on the back of the skull, and a higher prevalence of posteriorly placed wormian
bones within this suture (Gerszten 1993:94; Gottlieb 1978:213-4; O'Loughlin 2004:152; Tiesler 2014:44-5; but see also El-Najjar and Dawson 1977:158-9).
The influence of experimental deformation on neurocranial Wormian
bones in rats.
bones in artificially deformed Kwakiutl Crania.
(4) However, the presence of sutures, accessory sutures, and wormian
bones can confound their timely diagnosis.
OI patients typically manifest blue sclera, brittle teeth (Dentinogenesis imperfecta) and presence of wormian
bones on skull radiographs.
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None of the features of skull and shoulder girdle like, open fontanels, wormian
bones in skull, partial to total agenesis of clavicle were reported in skull and chest X ray of this patient.