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Acalvaria: A rare congenital condition where the skull cap is missing but the rest of the face and base of the skull is normal. The skin of the scalp simply covers the brain with no protective skull bone under it. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Acalvaria is available below.
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Acalvaria is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of
Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health
(NIH). This means that Acalvaria, or a subtype of Acalvaria,
affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)
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