PHILLIP T. KNIES, M.D.; H. E. LE FEVER, M.D.
The entity generally referred to as hyperostosis frontalis interna, the Morgagni syndrome, or the Stewart-Morel syndrome, and recently renamed metabolic craniopathy by Moore43 is not new to medical literature. It has been the topic of occasional discussion and considerable confusion in European writings since its description by Morgagni.47 Though the entity has not always been clearly defined, its notation may be recognized in the reports of numerous authors through the last century and a half, during which time it has been included in a number of craniopathies, and in several other named syndromes. Thus, it has been described as a
KNIES PT, LE FEVER HE. METABOLIC CRANIOPATHY: HYPEROSTOSIS FRONTALIS INTERNA(METABOLIC CRANIOPATHY: HYPEROSTOSIS FRONTALIS INTERNA*). Ann Intern Med. 1941;14:1858–1892. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-14-10-1858
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1941;14(10):1858-1892.
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