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Morgagni-Stewart-Morel syndrome

Synonym(s) Hyperostosis frontalis interna
Prevalence Unknown
Inheritance Autosomal dominant
or X-linked recessive
Age of onset Adult
  • M85.2
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This syndrome is characterised by thickening of the inner table of the frontal bone, sometimes associated with obesity and hypertrichosis. It mainly affects women over 35 years of age. The prevalence and clinical significance of hyperostosis frontalis interna is unknown. Transmission is either X-linked or autosomal dominant.

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