The Skull Practical Exam
The skull is composed of many bone plates that fit together at sutures. The bones and most of the sutures have names. Also, there are many openings, fissures and impressions on the skull that also have names. It is important to know the names of the structures and landmarks of the skull because of their anatomical relationship to many essential nerves, arteries, muscles, etc. Thus, this will aid in your understanding of the anatomy and potential clinical significance of pathology associated with head and neck regions.