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What factor's causes bones ( skull ) to shrink ?

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Dr. David Earle answered

Specializes in General Surgery

Osteoporosis, typically happening in late adulthood can cause bones to "shrink", but not specifically the skull.

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Dr. Michael Lee answered

Specializes in Internal Medicine

bones especially the skull don't shrink...bones can weaken due to lack of proper nutrition or inactivity.

Answered Nov 5, 2018

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