Mastoidale, Asterion and Porion (MAP) Triangle – The Determinant of Sexual Dimorphism

Mastoidale, Asterion and Porion (MAP) Triangle

  • Pinki Kumari Tutor, Department of FMT,IGIMS, Patna, Bihar
  • Aman Kumar Prof & HOD, Department of FMT, IGIMS, Patna, Bihar
  • Sanjeev Kumar Associate Professor, Department of FMT,IGIMS, Patna, Bihar
Keywords: MAP, Sexual dimorphism, Skull bone

Abstract

Background: Sex determination isutmost importantfor forensic experts and Anthropological studies.Aim: The aim of  this  study  is  to compare cranial morphology between male and  female  skull using MAP Triangle.Subjects and Methods:A total of 100 adult dry skull (50male and 50 female) were used for study using a digitalVerniercalliper. Results:The male parameters were significantly higher then female parameters with no significance difference in Right and Left side of male and female.Conclusion: The skull is most commonly site for sexual dimorphisms in human Skeleton and MAP Triangle can be additive value gender differentiation.

Published
2019-10-14
How to Cite
Pinki Kumari, Aman Kumar, & Sanjeev Kumar. (2019). Mastoidale, Asterion and Porion (MAP) Triangle – The Determinant of Sexual Dimorphism. Asian Journal of Medical Research, 8(3), FM07-FM09. Retrieved from http://aijournals.com/index.php/ajmr/article/view/1039
Section
Forensic Medicine

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