Bilateral thinning of the parietal bones

Case contributed by Dr Amir Rezaee



Patient Data

Age: 9th decade
Gender: Female

Symmetrical bilateral parietal thinning.

Case Discussion

Bilateral thinning of the parietal bones is an uncommon progressive condition which is seen in middle age to elderly patients and is slightly more common in females. It is thought to be secondary to age related osteoporosis.

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Case information

rID: 42187
Published: 10th Jan 2016
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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