Two neolithic cases of hyperostosis frontalis interna

W. Devriendt*, M. D. Piercecchi-Marti, Y. Ardagna, E. Mahieu, I. Hershkovitz, M. Signoli, Olivier Dutour

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Abstract

Bone nodules resulting from Hyperostosis frontalis interna (HFI) were observed on the endocranial surface of the frontal bone of two elderly females in excess of 50 years of age coming from the excavation of the Neolithic hypogeum of Boileau (Vaucluse, France). These observations constituted the first evidence for HFI in the Neolithic periods in Europe.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)414-418
Number of pages5
JournalInternational Journal of Osteoarchaeology
Volume14
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 2004

Keywords

  • Hyperostosis frontalis interna
  • Hypoguem
  • Neolithic

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