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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Simon Kimm
16 years experience Urology
Prominent forehead.: Frontal bossing is a physical sign, describing a pronounced forehead with a heavy brow ridge. It is caused by enlargement of the frontal bone which ca ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
41 years experience Endocrinology
Depends: Frontal bossing can arise from various genetic syndromes that usually present early in life. A disorder known as acromegaly (excess growth hormone in ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Geffner
54 years experience Endocrinology
Yes: It may be congenital, or acquired secondary to excess gh or blood vessels in the calvarium bones. Other potential causes of frontal bossing include u ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Melissa Young
9 years experience Internal Medicine
Acromegaly : Frontal bossing can be a sign of acromegaly, growth hormone excess. This is generally caused by a pituitary tumor and can increase the risk of hyperte ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Melissa Young
9 years experience Internal Medicine
Acromegaly : Frontal bossing is an enlargement if the frontal bones, the bones that form the forehead, leading to a prominent or protruding forehead. It can be a s ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
57 years experience Endocrinology
Frontal bossing: What is the definition or description of: Frontal bossing? ANS: The frontal bone area looks too big. if on x-ray thickened. Like Andre the Giant. Goog ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
41 years experience Endocrinology
Depends: Frontal bossing can arise from various genetic syndromes that usually present early in life. A disorder known as acromegaly (excess growth hormone in ... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Roberts
46 years experience Pediatrics
Dysmorphologist: frontal bossing, a minor malformation which by definition is a physical feature present in 5% or less in your ethnic group, is significant if associat ... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Frontal bossing: I would have your child out for acromegaly or Marfan's Syndrome
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Frontal bossing: If anything it can be due to excessive growth as seen in acromegaly.,frontal bossing may be congenital or be part of a variety if different syndromes

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