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Increased skull thickness

Increased skull thickness

(Science: radiology) generalised, chronic severe anaemia (e.g. Thalassaemia, SSD), cerebral atrophy following shunting of hydrocephalus, Engelmann disease: mainly skull base, hyperparathyroidism, acromegaly, osteopetrosis, chronic dilantin ingestion focal, meningioma, fibrous dysplasia, Dyke-Davidoff syndrome, hyperostosis frontalis interna, metastases

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Re: Why do Africans have large noses and lips?

... extra nostril skin. The same may apply to lip thickness. I went through a curious adolescence. For awhile there, my lip thickness increased then as the rest of my body caught up, they ... out. So lip thickness may have more to do with skull development and teeth placement. I also have ...

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by Jobe
Thu May 17, 2012 1:39 pm
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Topic: Why do Africans have large noses and lips?
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