A Unique Case of Congenital Bilateral Absence of Parietal Bones in a Neonate

    Volume 36, Issue 2 (March 1991)

    ISSN: 0022-1198

    CODEN: JFSOAD

    Page Count: 6


    Dix, J
    Associate professor of pathology and Boone County medical examiner, Columbia, MO

    Dunn, R
    Research assistant, Human Identification Laboratory, and professor, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO

    Stout, SD
    Research assistant, Human Identification Laboratory, and professor, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO

    (Received 3 March 1990; accepted 5 June 1990)

    Abstract

    The remains of an unidentified female neonate were discovered in a field in central Missouri. Examination revealed bilateral absence of the parietal bones. A search of the literature describing similar defects suggests that the present case represents a unique condition, described here for the first time.


    Paper ID: JFS13064J

    DOI: 10.1520/JFS13064J

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    Title A Unique Case of Congenital Bilateral Absence of Parietal Bones in a Neonate
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