Frontal bossing

Dr Henry Knipe and Radswiki et al.

Frontal bossing is a calvarial radiographic feature where the front of the skull appears protruding anteriorly. It is best appreciated on a sagittal or lateral image.

Pathology

This feature can be seen in many conditions (in alphabetical order):

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Article Information

rID: 15576
Section: Gamuts
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:

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Cases and Figures

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    Case 1 : mild bossing with achondroplasia
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    Case 2: hydrocephalus
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    Case 3: acromegaly
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    Case 4: pyknodysostosis
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