Gender Determination Using Nasal Septum: A Radiographic Study

  • Hirenkumar Rajeshbhai Chavda Senior Lecturer, Department of Oral Medicine & Radiology, College of Dental Science & Hospital, Amargadh, Bhavnagar, Gujarat, India.
  • Parth Arvind Modi Senior Lecturer, Department of Oral Medicine & Radiology, Ahmedabad Dental College & Hospital, Gujarat, India.
  • Kuldipsinh Dilipsinh Chavda Private Practitioner, Shreeji Dental Clinic, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India.
  • Ritika Khandelwal Postgraduate Student, Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Ahmedabad Dental College & Hospital, Gujarat, India.
Keywords: Gender Determination, Nasal Septum, Posteroanterior Skull View


Aim: To research the nasal septum's morphometric analysis in relation to sex identification.

Material & Methods: A total No. of 200 individuals consisting of 100 males & 100 females. This research included visitors to the outpatient department who were at least 20 years old to evaluate the Presence of Nasal septum in a Digital posteroanterior skull view.

Result: Out of 200 study subjects, in 50% of the men and 63% of the women, there was a straight nasal septum pattern. Their Dimensions were measured & recorded according to age group. 

Discussion: The nasal septum grows from the sixth to the twentieth week of pregnancy. The nasal septum varies and is divided into straight, right- or left-side simple deviation, sigmoid type, reverse sigmoid type, and other.


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How to Cite
Rajeshbhai Chavda, H., Arvind Modi, P., Dilipsinh Chavda, K., & Khandelwal, R. (2023). Gender Determination Using Nasal Septum: A Radiographic Study. International Journal Of Drug Research And Dental Science, 5(4), 1-5.