Morphometric analysis of greater sciatic notch and its correlation to sexual dimorphisim in adult pelvic bones

  • Kalyan Ram Saveetha Medical College and Hospital, Thandalam, Chennai-602 105, Tamil Nadu, India
  • Sankaran PK Department of Anatomy, AIIMS, Mangalagiri-52008, AndhraPradesh, India
  • Yuvaraj Maria Francis Department of Anatomy, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences (Deemed University), Thandalam, Chenai-602 105, Tamil Nadu, India
  • Gunapriya Raghunath Department of Anatomy, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences (Deemed University), Thandalam, Chenai-602 105, Tamil Nadu, India
  • Kumaresan M Department of Anatomy, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences (Deemed University), Thandalam, Chenai-602 105, Tamil Nadu, India
  • Balaji K Department of Anatomy, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences (Deemed University), Thandalam, Chenai-602 105, Tamil Nadu, India
  • Karthikeyan Department of Anatomy, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences (Deemed University), Thandalam, Chenai-602 105, Tamil Nadu, India
  • Siva T Department of Research & Development, Bharath University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

Abstract

To identify the sex determination of an unknown person from the skeleton remains the first and primary important step come across by the anatomical, forensic and archaeological experts. Many researchers have considered various parameters for sex determination using hip bone. The current study was carried out to identify the sex of hip bone using various dimensions of the greater sciatic notch. Adult hip bones of a known person were studied and evaluated. The hip bones were assessed using various parameters. The posterior segment, posterior angle and index II of a hip bone were found to be more helpful in sex determination.

Keywords: Greater sciatic notch, Archaeologist, Morphometric, Sexual dimorphism, Differentiation

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2019-07-10
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Kalyan Ram, Sankaran PK, Yuvaraj Maria Francis, Gunapriya Raghunath, Kumaresan M, Balaji K, Karthikeyan, & Siva T. (2019). Morphometric analysis of greater sciatic notch and its correlation to sexual dimorphisim in adult pelvic bones. International Journal of Research in Pharmaceutical Sciences, 10(3), 2213-2217. https://doi.org/10.26452/ijrps.v10i3.1454
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