CUTIS VERTICIS GYRATA

By Gary M. White, MD

Cutis Verticis Gyrata


Cutis verticis gyrata (CVG) is characterized by excess folding of the skin of the scalp. It may occur as an isolated finding in which case it is called primary CVG, or it may occur in association with other conditions in which case it is called secondary CVG.

Treatment

If the hair adequately covers the skin changes, therapy is not necessary. Otherwise, surgical intervention is needed.

References

Internat Journal Derm Ven Lep

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