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Metric analysis of basal sphenoid angle in adult human skulls

Dante Simionato Netto, Sergio Ricardo Rios Nascimento, Cristiane Regina Ruiz

DOI: 10.1590/s1679-45082014ao2933

Objective To analyze the variations in the angle basal sphenoid skulls of adult humans and their relationship to sex, age, ethnicity and cranial index.Methods The angles were measured in 160 skulls belonging to the Museum of the Universidade Federal de São Paulo Department of Morphology. We use two flexible rules and a goniometer, having as reference points for the first rule the posterior end of the ethmoidal crest and dorsum of the sella turcica, and for the second rule the […]