Volgograd Journal of Medical Research
Quarterly Journal of Science and Practice

UDK: 616.31-007.272

Concept of human somatotypes and the craniofacial complex

S. A. Kalashnikova, A. A. Kinash, A. I. Kraushkin, V. V. Civic

Волгоградский государственный медицинский университет, Россия, кафедра анатомии человека, кафедра судебной медицины


The article includes a review of scientific literature sources over the past 10 years on the topic: Somatotypological features of the craniofacial complex and oral biocenosis in adolescents. The study of the correlations of somatotypological, cranio- and cephalometric characteristics with other parameters showed the lack of information about the relationship of these parameters with the state of the oral cavity biocenosis, which is convincing prerequisites for the need to study this topic.


somatotype, anthropometry, cephalometry, сraniometry