Coronal suture

Coronal suture
SchaedelSeitlichSutur1.png
Side view of the skull. ("Coronal suture" in red.)
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Superior view of the skull. ("Coronal suture" in red.)
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Identifiers
Latinsutura coronalis
TA98A03.1.02.002
TA21575
FMA52928
Anatomical terminology

The coronal suture is a dense, fibrous connective tissue joint that separates the two parietal bones from the frontal bone of the skull.

Clinical significance

If certain bones of the skull grow too fast then premature fusion of the sutures may occur. This can result in skull deformities. There are two possible deformities that can be caused by the premature closure of the coronal suture:

The coronal suture is derived from the paraxial mesoderm

References

  • "Sagittal suture." Stedman's Medical Dictionary, 27th ed. (2000).
  • Moore, Keith L., and T.V.N. Persaud. The Developing Human: Clinically Oriented Embryology, 7th ed. (2003).

Additional images

External links

  • "Anatomy diagram: 34256.000-1". Roche Lexicon - illustrated navigator. Elsevier. Archived from the original on 2012-12-27.
  • "Anatomy diagram: 34256.000-2". Roche Lexicon - illustrated navigator. Elsevier. Archived from the original on 2013-06-11.

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