Hyperostosis frontalis interna: forensic issues.

  title={Hyperostosis frontalis interna: forensic issues.},
  author={Wlilliam Devriendt and Marie-Dominique Piercecchi-Marti and P Adalian and Alain Sanvoisin and Olivier J Dutour and Georges L{\'e}onetti},
  journal={Journal of forensic sciences},
  volume={50 1},
The use of pathological conditions in age and sex determination, important factors in personal identification, is not widespread in anthropology and legal medicine. Hyperostosis frontalis interna (HFI) is a bone condition that mainly affects the inner table of the frontal bone. Although there are numerous publications on the subject, at the present time its etiology remains obscure. Several associations of symptoms, whose incidence varies according to the population studied, have been described… CONTINUE READING