Hyperostosis Frontalis Interna
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Synonyms of Hyperostosis Frontalis Interna
- Endostosis Crani
- Hyperostosis Calvariae Interna
- Morgagni-Stewart-Morel Syndrome
- No subdivisions found.
Hyperostosis Frontalis Interna is characterized by the thickening of the frontal bone of the skull. It is not clear that this disorder is actually rare. Some clinicians believe that it may be a common abnormality found in as many as 12 percent of the female population. The disorder may be found associated with a variety of conditions such as seizures, headaches, obesity, diabetes insipidus, excessive hair growth and sex gland disturbances. Increased serum alkaline phosphatase and elevated serum calcium may occur.
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