This rare skull-thickening disease led to a 3-D-printed replacement

van Buchem disease is a genetic condition that primarily affects small pockets of Dutch people

People with van Buchem disease, a rare bone-thickening condition, have a large chin, high forehead and thickened skull that can lead to facial paralysis, deafness and blindness.

W. van Hul et al/Am. J. Human Genetics 1998

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