The intraoccipital synchondroses are a cartilaginous joints inside the occipital bone, between different parts of development. There is two main synchondroses : the posterior intraoccipital synchondrosis (between posterior and lateral ossification centers) and the anterior intraoccipital synchondrosis (between lateral and anterior ossification centers).

Text by Antoine Micheau, MD - Copyright IMAIOS


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