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What causes frontal bossing? 4 possible conditions

Frontal bossing is a medical term used to describe a prominent, protruding forehead that’s also often associated with a heavy brow ridge. This symptom is the main marker of many conditions, including issues that affect a person’s hormones, bones, or... Read more

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

1

Acromegaly

Acromegaly is a rare hormonal condition caused by an excess amount of growth hormone in the body. It leads to excessive growth.

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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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4

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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