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1,305 Possible Causes for Frontal Bossing

  • CINCA Syndrome

    From the first days of life, patients display an urticarial rash in association with chronic inflammation with a typical facies featured by frontal bossing and saddle back[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Craniofacial abnormalities include macrocephaly with frontal bossing, saddle-back nose, and delayed closure of the anterior fontanel.[cags.org.ae] He had frontal bossing, no wrinkling of palms and soles, a maculopapular skin rash, injected conjunctivae, hepatosplenomegaly, and clubbing.[cags.org.ae]

  • Waisman Syndrome

    bossing, persistent frontal lobe reflexes, strabismus and seizures.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Other signs are frontal bossing, persistent frontal lobe reflexes, strabismus and seizures. It has been described in three generations of one family.[monarchinitiative.org] […] early-onset parkinsonism (postural changes, tremor, rigidity), defects of the basal ganglia, megalencephaly, mental retardation and other variably present signs such as frontal[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

  • Mucopolysaccharidosis

    Anteroposterior and lateral X-rays of the skull showed an calvarial thickening and depressed bridge of nose with frontal bossing with hypopneumatised mastoid ( Figure 3 ).[omicsonline.org] bossing.[invitae.com] […] mucopolysaccharides leads to characteristic facial features such as thickened lips, enlarged tongue, a full lower aspect of the face, depressed nasal bridge, thickened eyebrows, and frontal[invitae.com]

  • Gorlin Syndrome

    Physical findings include "coarse face" in 54%, relative macrocephaly in 50%, hypertelorism in 42%, frontal bossing in 27%, pectus deformity in 13%, and Sprengel deformity[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] bossing, cleft lip or hypertelorism Sprengel deformity, pectus excavatum or pectus carinatum, syndactyly bridging of the sella turcica, hemivertebrae, flame shaped osseous[radiopaedia.org] bossing hypertelorism : 5% macrocephaly calcified falx cerebri calcified tentorium and petroclinoid ligaments cleft lip ocular defects including: coloboma of the iris microphthalmia[radiopaedia.org]

  • Thalassemia

    bossing (due to bone marrow expansion) Delayed pneumatization of sinuses Marked overgrowth of the maxillae Ribs and long bones becoming boxlike and convex Premature closure[emedicine.medscape.com] When facial bones are affected it can result in distinctive facial features including an abnormally prominent forehead (frontal bossing), full cheek bones (prominent malar[rarediseases.org] bossing and hepatosplenomegaly.[lecturio.com]

  • Cooley's Anemia

    In the skull, the patient presents with a prominent and enlarged forehead referred to as frontal bossing.[symptoma.com] When facial bones are affected it can result in distinctive facial features including an abnormally prominent forehead (frontal bossing), full cheek bones (prominent malar[rarediseases.org] Bony deformities (frontal bossing, prominent facial bones, and dental malocclusion). Marked pallor and slight to moderate jaundice.[patient.info]

  • Acromegaly

    The forehead and overlying skin is thickened, sometimes leading to frontal bossing.[orpha.net] Untreated acromegaly results in marked bony and soft tissue changes including an altered facial appearance (frontal bossing, prognathism), enlargement of the hands and feet[acromegaly.org] bossing, enlarged paranasal sinuses (especially frontal sinuses) and an enlarged sella turcica.[radiopaedia.org]

  • Achondroplasia

    Abstract Achondroplasia is an autosomal dominant disorder characterized by disproportionately short stature, frontal bossing, rhizomelia, and trident hands.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The diagnosis of achondroplasia is based on typical clinical and radiological features including short stature, macrocephaly with frontal bossing, midface hypoplasia and rhizomelic[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A prenatal 3-D helical CT revealed a large head with frontal bossing, metaphyseal flaring of the long bones, and small iliac wings, which suggested achondroplasia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Gigantism

    Other symptoms include: Delayed puberty Double vision or difficulty with side (peripheral) vision Very prominent forehead ( frontal bossing ) and a prominent jaw Gaps between[nlm.nih.gov] Other symptoms include: Delayed puberty Double vision or difficulty with side (peripheral) vision Very prominent forehead (frontal bossing) and a prominent jaw Gaps between[medlineplus.gov] Other symptoms may include delayed puberty ; double vision or difficulty with side (peripheral) vision; prominent forehead ( frontal bossing ) and a prominent jaw; headache[rarediseases.info.nih.gov]

  • Mucopolysaccharidosis 2

    Anteroposterior and lateral X-rays of the skull showed an calvarial thickening and depressed bridge of nose with frontal bossing with hypopneumatised mastoid ( Figure 3 ).[omicsonline.org] […] of the sutures, widened nasal bridge, frontal bossing, capud quadratum, widely spaced teeth, coarse facies, skin thickening, claw and shortened fingers (bradydactyly) with[amhsr.org] Systemic examination showed a distended abdomen, and his liver was 16 cm from xiphisternum which was tender with occipito-frontal circumference of 59 cm (macrocephaly), ridging[amhsr.org]

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