This paper deals with the confusion of a certain anomalous condition of the human skull with one type of trepanation. Many skulls with an opening in each parietal bone should not be cited as examples of trepanation, but rather clear cut cases of the "Catlin Mark" of Goldsmith, or more technically referred to by other writers as: "Large Bilateral Parietal Foramina", "Foramina Parietalia Permagna", or "Fenestrae Parietales Symmetricae" of Halberts
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"Trepanation and the "Catlin Mark","
Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science: Vol. 49:
, Article 106.
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