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Michael P. D'Alessandro, M.D.
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The convolutional markings correspond closely to the location and configuration of the cerebral convolutions and probably reflect the localized pressure of the pulsating brain on the inner table of the cranial vault.
Prominent convolutional markings of the brain are seen during periods of exuberant brain growth, between 2-3 and 5-7 years of age. The markings decrease in prominence during adolescence.
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