Volume : VII, Issue : XI, November - 2018

DETERMINATION OF AGE AND GENDER USING BIGONIAL WIDTH - AN ORTHOPANTOMOGRAPHIC STUDY

Nagalaxmi Velpula, Aditi Ramesh, Roshni Tandon, Faisal Taiyebali Zardi

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INTRODUCTION;. Mandible plays a major role in determination of age and gender which is important in forensic and medico legal cases. Skull is the most dimorphic portion of the skeleton after pelvis and mandible is dimorphic, largest and strongest bone of the skull. Hence, using digital panoramic radiographs this study was conducted in Telangana population to evaluate the usefulness of different linear measurements of ramus in determination of age and gender.

MATERIALS AND METHOD: 150 panoramic images of dentate subjects with an age ranging from 20-70yrs old were selected for the present study. The Bigonial Width measurements were performed and further subjected to statistical analysis.

RESULTS: It was seen that the mean value of the bigonial width was more in males than females. On compå, the mean value of bigonial width among different age groups, there was a significant difference among the mean values of bigonial width.

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DETERMINATION OF AGE AND GENDER USING BIGONIAL WIDTH‾AN ORTHOPANTOMOGRAPHIC STUDY , Nagalaxmi Velpula, Aditi Ramesh, Roshni Tandon, Faisal Taiyebali Zardi , GLOBAL JOURNAL FOR RESEARCH ANALYSIS : Volume-7 | Issue-11 | November-2018


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