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    Université de Fribourg

    Anatomic analysis of the internal and external aspects of the pterion

    Uz, Aysun ; Korkmaz, Ali Can ; Filgueira, Luis ; Guner, Mehmet Ali ; Tubbs, Richard Shane ; Demirciler, Ayse Karatas

    In: World Neurosurgery, 2020, vol. 137, p. 84–88

    Objective: The pterion is an H-shaped suture complex. This study's goal was to determine the location of its external and internal surfaces and extension and emphasize and discuss its surgical importance.Methods: Fifty dried adult human skulls were obtained from the Department of Anatomy. A 2-mm drill bit was placed externally over the pterion, and the pterion was drilled through the bone...