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Scalp and Calvarial Vault
Anne G. Osborn, MD, FACR
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TERMINOLOGY

  • Definitions

    • Bregma
      • Meeting of sagittal, coronal sutures (anterior fontanelle in neonates)
    • Lambda
      • Meeting of sagittal, lambdoid sutures (site of posterior fontanelle in neonates)
    • Pterion
      • H-shaped junction
        • Between frontal, parietal bones plus greater sphenoid wing, squamous temporal bone
      • Site of anterolateral, i.e., sphenoidal, fontanelle

GROSS ANATOMY

  • Overview

    IMAGING ANATOMY

    • Overview

      ANATOMY IMAGING ISSUES

      • Imaging Recommendations

        • Imaging Pitfalls

          EMBRYOLOGY

          • Embryologic Events

            Related Anatomy
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            Related Differential Diagnoses
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            References
            Tables

            Tables

            TERMINOLOGY

            • Definitions

              • Bregma
                • Meeting of sagittal, coronal sutures (anterior fontanelle in neonates)
              • Lambda
                • Meeting of sagittal, lambdoid sutures (site of posterior fontanelle in neonates)
              • Pterion
                • H-shaped junction
                  • Between frontal, parietal bones plus greater sphenoid wing, squamous temporal bone
                • Site of anterolateral, i.e., sphenoidal, fontanelle

            GROSS ANATOMY

            • Overview

              IMAGING ANATOMY

              • Overview

                ANATOMY IMAGING ISSUES

                • Imaging Recommendations

                  • Imaging Pitfalls

                    EMBRYOLOGY

                    • Embryologic Events