Hyperostosis frontalis interna: an anthropological perspective.

  title={Hyperostosis frontalis interna: an anthropological perspective.},
  author={Israel Hershkovitz and Charles M Greenwald and Bruce M. Rothschild and Bruce Latimer and Olivier J Dutour and Lyman M Jellema and Susanne Wish-Baratz},
  journal={American journal of physical anthropology},
  volume={109 3},
Hyperostosis frontalis interna (HFI) is manifested by the accretion of bone on the inner table of the frontal bone. Despite the vast literature on HFI, ambiguity exists as to its etiology, osteogenesis, demography, and history. This stimulated the present broad-scale study of HFI which included the evaluation of 1,706 early 20th century skulls (1,007 males and 699 females) from the Hamann-Todd and Terry human osteological collections, as well as 2,019 pre-19th century East-Mediterranean… CONTINUE READING


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