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Frontal bossing

DA: 252

Developmental anomaly information

Definition: Frontal bossing is an unusually prominent forehead, sometimes associated with a heavier than normal brow ridge. Frontal bossing is seen only in a few rare syndromes, including: Acromegaly, Basal cell nevus syndrome Congenital syphilis Cleidocranial dysostosis Crouzon syndrome Hurler syndrome Pfeiffer syndrome Rubinstein-Taybi syndrome Russell-Silver syndrome (Russell-Silver dwarf) Use of the antiseizure drug trimethadione during pregnancy Associared with facial dysmorphisme


  • Prominent forehead

Developmental anomaly parent: (empty)

Topology: Human body > Head and neck > Head > Cranium

System: Human body > musculoskeletal system. > Bones

Developmental anomaly category: Anomaly of underdevelopment or overdevelopment

Case records MDB68, MDB70, MDB196, MDB202, MDB223, MDB318, MDB471, MDB257
Observed in MDB cases

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Observed in combinaisons (MDB)
Observed in malformative diseases (MDB)
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Associated developmental anomalies

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Last modified: 2008-12-30 17:25:38 by farideh

Created: 2008-05-22 02:00:00 by phsaw

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