Calvarial thickening

Last revised by Dr Daniel J Bell on 06 May 2022

Calvarial thickening can occur from a number of causes. These include:

See also

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Cases and figures

  • Case 1: chronic ventricular shunting
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  • Case 2: phenytoin use
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  • Case 3: osteopetrosis
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  • Case 4: fibrous dysplasia
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  • Case 5: acromegaly
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  • Case 6: hair on end sign - in thalassaemia
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  • Case 7: Paget disease of the skull
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  • Case 8: thalassaemia
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  • Case 9: Hyperostosis frontoparietalis in VR image of CT head
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  • Case 9: Hyperostosis frontoparietalis in axial CT bone window image
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