Morgagni-Stewart-Morel syndrome

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Morgagni-Stewart-Morel syndrome

Morgagni-Stewart-Morel (MSM) syndrome is a condition characterized by thickening of the frontal bone of the skull (hyperostosis frontalis interna), as well as obesity and excessive hair growth (hypertrichosis) in some individuals. Other signs and symptoms may include seizures, headaches, diabetes insipidus, and sex gland disturbances. The cause of Morgagni-Stewart-Morel syndrome is not fully understood. Some instances of dominant inheritance have been reported, but whether it is autosomal dominant or X-linked dominant is not known.
 

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The terms "Morgagni-Stewart-Morel syndrome" returned 4 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

[Rare diseases. The Morgagni Stewart Morel syndrome].
 

Author(s): Juan Antonio Barcat

Journal: Medicina (B Aires). 2012 ;72(6):527-9.

 

Last Updated: 17 Dec 2012

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[Morgagni Stewart Morel Syndrome].
 

Author(s): Ezequiel Baran

Journal: Medicina (B Aires). 2012 ;72(6):471.

 

Last Updated: 17 Dec 2012

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Evidence of a genetic basis of Morgagni-Stewart-Morel syndrome. A case report of identical twins.
 

Author(s): Michael F Koller, Andreas Papassotiropoulos, Katharina Henke, Britta Behrends, Shigeru Noda, Adelgunde Kratzer, Christoph Hock, Marc Hofmann

Journal: Neurodegener Dis. 2005 ;2(2):56-60.

 

We report two 71-year-old female monozygotic twins presenting with advanced hyperostosis frontalis interna, obesity, shortness and cognitive impairment. They both have suffered from generalized seizures since their early adulthood. Moreover, the patients showed some additional conditions ...

Last Updated: 15 Aug 2006

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