Cutis Verticis Gyrata

Dayna G. Diven, Tonny Tanus, Sharon S. Raimer

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Abstract: When the scalp exhibits folds and furrows resembling gyri, it is termed cutis verticis gyrata. The possible etiologies may be categorized as primary essential, primary nonessential, and secondary cutis verticis gyrata. This is based on history, physical examination, and histologic criteria with or without laboratory examinations.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)710-712
Number of pages3
JournalInternational Journal of Dermatology
Issue number10
StatePublished - Oct 1991
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dermatology


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