Frontal Bossing: Causes, Symptoms & Diagnosis
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What causes frontal bossing? 4 possible conditions

Frontal bossing is a medical term used to describe a prominent, protruding forehead. This symptom is the main marker of many conditions, including many issues that affect a person’s hormones, bones, and/or stature. It is typically identified in infancy or... Read more

See a list of possible causes in order from the most common to the least.

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Acromegaly

Acromegaly is a rare condition. It causes excess growth in the bones and soft tissues of the body. Children with the condition can grow to abnormal heights. They may also have an exaggerated bone structure that give...

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2

Achondroplasia

Achondroplasia is one of the most common types of dwarfism. Learn about its causes, diagnosis, and treatment.

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3

Russell Silver Syndrome

Russell-Silver syndrome (RSS) is a rare congenital condition. It is characterized by stunted growth and limb or facial asymmetry. Most symptoms can be treated.

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Basal Cell Nevus Syndrome

Basal cell nevus syndrome is a group of defects caused by a rare genetic condition. Learn about the symptoms and treatments for basal cell nevus syndrome.

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This feature is for informational purposes only and should not be used to diagnose.
Please consult a healthcare professional if you have health concerns.
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