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Frontal cutaneous lipoma

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HPO: HP:0007541


Presence of a cutaneous lipoma on the forehead. [from HPO]

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CClinical test,  RResearch test,  OOMIM,  GGeneReviews,  VClinVar  
  • CROGVFrontal cutaneous lipoma

Conditions with this feature

Gollop syndrome
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Disease or Syndrome
The features of frontofacionasal dysplasia include blepharophimosis, lower lid lagophthalmos, primary telecanthus, S-shaped palpebral fissures, facial hypoplasia, eyelid coloboma, widow's peak, cranium bifidum occultum, frontal lipoma, nasal hypoplasia, deformed nostrils, bifid nose, and cleft of lip, premaxilla, palate, and uvula (White et al., 1991). Also see frontonasal dysplasia (136760).
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Congenital Abnormality
A distinct syndromic type of frontonasal malformation with characteristics of hypertelorism, wide nasal bridge, broad columella, widened philtrum, widely separated narrow nares, poor development of nasal tip, midline notch of the upper alveolus, columella base swellings and a low hairline. Additional features reported in some include upper eyelid ptosis and midline dermoid cysts of craniofacial structures and philtral pits or rugose folding behind the ears.

Recent clinical studies


Nahm WJ, Gordhandas J, Hinds B
Am J Dermatopathol 2022 Mar 1;44(3):207-211. doi: 10.1097/DAD.0000000000002061. PMID: 35171886
Enwereuzo C, Moral L, Henneberry JM
Am J Dermatopathol 2018 Apr;40(4):e57-e59. doi: 10.1097/DAD.0000000000001019. PMID: 28984696
Dobrocky T, Ebner L, Liniger B, Weisstanner C, Stranzinger E
Pediatr Radiol 2015 Jun;45(6):936-40. Epub 2014 Oct 31 doi: 10.1007/s00247-014-3205-8. PMID: 25359433

Clinical prediction guides

Moretti-Ferreira D, Koiffmann CP, Souza DH, Diament AJ, Wajntal A
Am J Med Genet 1989 Dec;34(4):548-51. doi: 10.1002/ajmg.1320340419. PMID: 2624267

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