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Hyperostosis Frontalis Interna
: Thickening of the inner table of the frontal bone, which may be associated with hypertrichosis and obesity. It most commonly affects women near menopause.
frontalis refers to frontal bone of skull
Morel Syndrome; Leontiasis Ossium; Syndrome, Morgagni-
Morel; Morgagni Stewart Morel Syndrome
CAS Registry & name
Hyperostosis frontalis interna, obesity, shortness and cognitive impairment
*Hyperostosis Frontalis Interna.
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