Radiological Study of Appearance and Fusion of Iliac Crest in hip bone in Bikaner Region in 14-22 Years Age Group
Keywords:Age Estimation, Iliac Crest, X- Rays.
Correct age determination has of great importance in legal prosecution. The principle means, which enable
one to form a fairly accurate opinion about age of an individual are general physical development, dentition,
secondary sex characters and ossification of bones. Among them Radiological examination of ossification
process is most accurate than any other method up to 25 years of age.
This study involves radiological examination of Pelvis (AP view) of 169 individuals for the study of age
related appearance and fusion of ossification center of Iliac Crest in the individuals of age group of 14-22
years of both male and female in S P Medical college, Bikaner, Rajasthan.