Is cutis verticis Gyrata-Intellectual Disability syndrome an underdiagnosed condition? A case report and review of 62 cases.
- Arianna Tucci,
- Lidia Pezzani,
- Giulietta Scuvera,
- Luisa Ronzoni,
- Elisa Scola,
- Susanna Esposito,
- Donatella Milani
Am J Med Genet A 2017 Mar 25;173(3):638-646. Epub 2016 Dec 25.
Pediatric Highly Intensive Care Unit, Department of Pathophysiology and Transplantation, Università degli Studi di Milano, Fondazione IRCCS Ca' Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milano, Italy.
Cutis Verticis Gyrata-Intellectual Disability (CVG-ID) syndrome is a rare neurocutaneous syndrome characterized by intellectual disability and scalp folds and furrows that are typically absent at birth and are first noticed after puberty. First reported in 1893, the syndrome was mainly identified in subjects living in psychiatric institutions, where it was found to have a prevalence of up to 11.4%. Read More