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.


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


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