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May 1936

NEUROPSYCHIATRIC SYNDROMES ASSOCIATED WITH HYPEROSTOSIS FRONTALIS INTERNA

Arch NeurPsych. 1936;35(5):982-989. doi:10.1001/archneurpsyc.1936.02260050056004
Abstract

Ferdinand Morel1 in 1930 called attention to a group of symptoms associated with hyperostosis of the internal tables of the frontal bones. Sherwood Moore has delimited what seems to be a definite symptom complex associated with changes in the frontal bones of the skull. In the past eight months it has been possible to follow rather closely 17 cases of varying degrees of hyperostosis of the internal tables of the frontal bones and to concur in Moore's opinion that there is apparently a symptom complex or syndrome associated with these changes in the bones of the skull.

The group of symptoms and signs found, namely, headache, visual disturbance, dizziness, defects of memory, convulsions, weakness and easy fatigability, with various types of mental changes, are extremely general and may occur in numerous neurologic states. A significant finding is that these symptoms coincident with the changes in the frontal bones were

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