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Table 4 Frequency of partial split of pterygopalatine suture (PPS) between males and females

From: Tomographic assessment of palatal suture opening pattern and pterygopalatine suture disarticulation in the axial plane after midfacial skeletal expansion

ParameterMalesFemalesP value
Split of medial pterygoid plates on Rt and Lt PPS1/20 (5.0%)4/30 (13.3%)0.636
Split of PPS on Rt side only2/20 (10.0%)1/30 (3.3%)0.556