frontal bone


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frontal bone

[′frənt·əl ‚bōn]
(anatomy)
Either of a pair of flat membrane bones in vertebrates, and a single bone in humans, forming the upper frontal portion of the cranium; the forehead bone.
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The dorsal bar is found fused to the rostro-lateral face of the region of the frontal bone, the same occurs to the lateral bar.
It is supposed that unicoronal craniosynostosis correction with frontal bone symmetrization and staggered osteotomies can minimize bleeding, complications, and reoperation.
Open frontal bone burring, frontal brow lift, and rhinoplasty were performed.
On postmortem examination, the tissue between the right eye and nostril over the right frontal bone was soft and easily depressed.
Caption: Figure 1: Clinical picture showing dry skin, sunken cheeks, depressed nasal bridge, protruded lips, prominent frontal bone, and supraorbital ridges
Conclusion: Subperiosteal abscess of the frontal bone is an extremely rare complication of frontal sinusitis.
Trivellato, "Frontal bone fractures," The Journal of Craniofacial Surgery, vol.
Thickening of the squama of the frontal bone is evident on the T1W axial image (arrows in B) and shift of midline structures toward the left.
The anthropological studies have highlighted the fact that the frontal bone, followed by the parietal bone and the occipital bone were the most common locations for burr holes (9).
It is characterized by osteomyelitis of the frontal bone, which eventually leads to intracranial complications (1).
[ClickPress, Sun Aug 30 2015] Craniomaxillofacial traumas caused by sports injuries and traffic accidents can result in frontal bone fracture, orbital fracture, maxillary fracture, and mandibular fracture.
Dr Nohemi Sala, who is leading the dig, said: "This skull shows two penetrating lesions on the frontal bone, above the left eye."