Artificial deformation of the human skull: A review
Article first published online: 9 AUG 2005
Copyright © 2005 Wiley-Liss, Inc.
Volume 19, Issue 4, pages 372–377, May 2006
How to Cite
Tubbs, R. S., Salter, E. G. and Oakes, W. J. (2006), Artificial deformation of the human skull: A review. Clin. Anat., 19: 372–377. doi: 10.1002/ca.20177
- Issue published online: 5 APR 2006
- Article first published online: 9 AUG 2005
- Manuscript Revised: 2 JUN 2005
- Manuscript Accepted: 18 MAR 2005
- Manuscript Received: 7 DEC 2004
Early examples of intentional human cranial deformation predate written history. Intentional cranial deformation as an extreme has seemingly not persisted into this century. However, mild forms of this manipulation are still practiced by various groups worldwide. Accidental cranial deformation or mild forms of intentional cranial deformation may be encountered by the clinician or anatomist. We review the literature regarding intentional manipulation of the human cranium. Clin. Anat. 19:372–377, 2006. © 2005 Wiley-Liss, Inc.