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"Klingon headache" - a case report of mimic new daily persistent headache associated to primary essential cutis verticis gyrata.

Clin Ter 2019 Mar-Apr;170(2):e77-e80

Pain Center "Enzo Borzomati", University Hospital of Rome "Policlinico Umberto I", Rome.

Background: Primary essential cutis verticis gyrata is a condition that usually affects healthy subjects associated to convoluted folds and furrows formed from thickened skin of the scalp resembling cerebriform pattern.

Case: we describe a case of association between primary essential cutis verticis gyrata and new daily persistent headache.

Discussion/conclusions: In our knowledge this is the first description of new daily persistent headache associated with primary essential cutis verticis gyrata. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.7417/CT.2019.2112DOI Listing

Primary Essential : A scalp condition that may appear in various disorders.

Sultan Qaboos Univ Med J 2018 Nov 28;18(4):e560-e562. Epub 2019 Mar 28.

Department of Radiology & Diagnostic Imaging, Hospital General Universitario de Ciudad Real, Ciudad Real, Spain.

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https://journals.squ.edu.om/index.php/squmj/article/view/300
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http://dx.doi.org/10.18295/squmj.2018.18.04.025DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6443273PMC
November 2018
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Primary cutis verticis gyrata: magnetic resonance imaging findings.

Br J Hosp Med (Lond) 2019 Apr;80(4)

Professor, Department of Radiology, Medical Faculty, Selcuk University, 42075, Konya, Turkey.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.12968/hmed.2019.80.4.iDOI Listing

Complete form of pachydermoperiostosis with cutis verticis gyrata resulting from the gene mutation.

Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 2019 Mar 12. Epub 2019 Mar 12.

Department of Dermatovenerology, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Sichuan, China.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/ijdvl.IJDVL_911_17DOI Listing

Pruritic Primary Nonessential Cutis Verticis Gyrata.

Actas Dermosifiliogr 2019 Mar 11. Epub 2019 Mar 11.

Departamento de Dermatología Médico-Quirúrgica y Venereología, Clínica Universidad de Navarra, Pamplona, Navarra, España.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ad.2018.03.031DOI Listing

Neurosurgical and Scalp Reconstructive Challenges During Craniotomy in the Setting of Cutis Verticis Gyrata.

World Neurosurg 2019 Feb 11. Epub 2019 Feb 11.

Department of Neurosurgery, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA. Electronic address:

Cutis verticis gyrata (CVG) is a rare condition of the scalp in which thickening of the dermis induces rigid folds and furrows resembling the cerebral cortex. Two forms of primary CVG exist, essential in which CVG is the only presenting problem and non-essential in which the scalp condition occurs along with neuropsychiatric ailments. CVG can also occur secondary to a variety of causes including inflammatory, neoplastic, and metabolic conditions or drug use. Read More

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https://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S18788750193032
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.wneu.2019.01.217DOI Listing
February 2019
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Presentation, diagnosis, and management options of lipedematous alopecia.

JAAD Case Rep 2019 Jan 17;5(1):108-109. Epub 2018 Dec 17.

Department of Dermatology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jdcr.2018.10.012DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6299142PMC
January 2019

Cutis verticis gyrata - A rare presentation of Primary systemic Amyloidosis.

Int J Trichology 2018 May-Jun;10(3):141-143

Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology, Pt B D Sharma, University of Health Science, Rohtak, Haryana, India.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/ijt.ijt_6_18DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6028998PMC
July 2018
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Spontane Besserung einer sekundären Cutis verticis gyrata bei Akromegalie nach chirurgischer Resektion des Hypophysenadenoms.

J Dtsch Dermatol Ges 2018 Jul;16(7):895-896

Department of Endocrinology, Hospital Infanta Cristina, Parla, Madrid, Spanien.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ddg.13559_gDOI Listing
July 2018
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Spontaneous improvement of cutis verticis gyrata secondary to acromegaly following surgical treatment of pituitary adenoma.

J Dtsch Dermatol Ges 2018 Jul 21;16(7):895-896. Epub 2018 Jun 21.

Department of Endocrinology, Hospital Infanta Cristina, Parla, Madrid, Spain.

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http://doi.wiley.com/10.1111/ddg.13559
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ddg.13559DOI Listing
July 2018
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A novel homozygous mutation in the SLCO2A1 gene causing pachydermoperiostosis: Efficacy of hydroxychloroquine treatment.

Am J Med Genet A 2018 05;176(5):1253-1257

Department of Translational Medical Sciences, Section of Pediatrics, Federico II University, Naples, Italy.

Pachydermoperiostosis (PDP), otherwise known as primary hypertrophic osteoarthropathy, is characterized by digital clubbing, pachydermia and subperiosteal new bone formation. Joint pain, polyarthritis, cutis verticis gyrata, seborrhea, and hyperhidrosis are frequently associated to this condition. We report a 17-year-old boy presented with pain and swelling of knees and ankles, and progressive thickening of skin face with seborrhea from about 4 years. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ajmg.a.38677DOI Listing
May 2018
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Idiopathic Cutis Verticis Gyrata in a Female.

Cureus 2018 Jan 23;10(1):e2105. Epub 2018 Jan 23.

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Unit, Moulay Ismail Military Hospital Meknes.

Cutis verticis gyrata (CVG) is a benign proliferation and hypertrophy involving the scalp which exhibits furrows resembling the cerebral cortex convolutions. The diagnosis of CVG is based on clinical findings. Complementary investigations are recommended to rule out local or systemic underlying disorders. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.7759/cureus.2105DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5866110PMC
January 2018
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Pachydermoperiostosis in a Patient with Crohn's Disease: Treatment and Literature Review.

Iran J Med Sci 2018 Jan;43(1):81-85

Medical Student, Faculty of Medicine, Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences, Sari, Iran.

Pachydermoperiostosis (PDP) is a rare disorder characterized by pachydermia, digital clubbing, periostitis, and an excess of affected males. It is the primary form of hypertrophic osteoarthropathy (HOA) and there are some rare associations of PDP with other disorders. Here we describe a patient with Crohn's disease associated with PDP. Read More

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5775998PMC
January 2018
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Congenital melanocytic nevus mimicking a turban tumour in an 18-year-old Filipino male.

BMJ Case Rep 2017 Sep 23;2017. Epub 2017 Sep 23.

Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic Surgery, University of the Philippines Manila, Philippine General Hospital, Manila, Philippines.

Congenital melanocytic nevi (CMN) are nevi that are present at birth or arise within the first few weeks of life. They are often found on the trunk, head and neck and extremities. We report herein an unusual presentation of a CMN as a cerebriform tumour presenting as secondary cutis verticis gyrata on the scalp of an 18-year-old Filipino male. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bcr-2017-221266DOI Listing
September 2017
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Pachydermoperiostosis: The value of molecular diagnosis.

Ann Dermatol Venereol 2017 Dec 12;144(12):799-803. Epub 2017 Sep 12.

Department of Dermatology, hôpital Saint-Louis, AP-HP, 1, avenue Claude-Vellefaux, 75475 Paris cedex 10, France; MAGEC, hôpital Saint-Louis, AP-HP, 1, avenue Claude-Vellefaux, 75475 Paris cedex 10, France. Electronic address:

Background: Pachydermoperiostosis is a rare autosomal recessive genetic disorder characterized by the association of periostosis and pachydermia. To date, two genes involved in prostaglandin metabolism, HPGD and SLCO2A1, have been identified.

Patients And Methods: A 7-year-old girl presented digital clubbing of the hands and feet, curved nails, hyperhidrosis, and pachydermia, as well as eczema of the trunk and limbs. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.annder.2017.03.027DOI Listing
December 2017
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Cutis Verticis Gyrata Fluctuation with Atopic Dermatitis Disease Activity.

Acta Derm Venereol 2017 Nov;97(10):1245-1246

Department of Dermatology, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, North 15 West 7, Kita-ku, Sapporo 060-8638, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2340/00015555-2750DOI Listing
November 2017
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Pachydermoperiostosis of the complete type: A novel missense mutation c.101T > C in the SLCO2A1 gene.

Eur J Med Genet 2017 Aug 8;60(8):433-436. Epub 2017 Jun 8.

Department of Endocrinology, The First Central Hospital(BDCH), Baoding 071000, China. Electronic address:

We report on a rare case of pachydermoperiostosis (PDP) in a 25-year-old male who was admitted to our hospital because of enlargement of fingers and toes. Through examination, we found some typical features on the patient including finger clubbing, periostosis, pachydermia, and cutis verticis gyrata (CVG). But laboratory tests were almost within normal ranges, which ruled out rheumatic arthritis, osteopulmonary arthropathy, thyroid acropathy, and acromegaly. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ejmg.2017.06.001DOI Listing
August 2017
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Is cutis verticis Gyrata-Intellectual Disability syndrome an underdiagnosed condition? A case report and review of 62 cases.

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ajmg.a.38054DOI Listing
March 2017
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Scalp Reconstruction With Free Latissimus Dorsi Flap in a Patient With Giant Cutis Verticis Gyrata.

J Craniofac Surg 2016 Sep;27(6):e553-4

Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery Clinic, Okmeydani Training and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey.

Introduction: Cutis verticis gyrata is a rare skin disorder characterized by formation of thick skin folds and grooves. Because of the risk of malignant transformation, these lesions must be surgically excised. In this study, the authors aimed to present a successful reconstruction of scalp with free latissimus dorsi musculocutaneous flap after total excision of giant cerebriform intradermal nevus that causes cutis verticis gyrata. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/SCS.0000000000002862DOI Listing
September 2016
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Is IGF-1 a key player in the pathogenesis of acromegaly-associated cutis verticis gyrata?

Exp Dermatol 2017 01;26(1):85-86

Department of Dermatology, University of Münster, Münster, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/exd.13147DOI Listing
January 2017
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Cutis Verticis Gyrata - A Case Report.

Acta Dermatovenerol Croat 2016 Jun;24(2):140-3

Assist. Prof. Jasna Zeljko-Penavić, MD, PhD, Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Clinical Hospital Mostar, Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina;

Cutis verticis gyrata (CVG) is a skin condition characterized by excessive growth of the skin of the scalp, resulting in furrows and folds which are similar to the gyri of the brain cortex. CVG can be classified into two forms: primary (essential and non-essential) and secondary. We report the case of a 53-year-old male patient with the primary type of CVG. Read More

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June 2016
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A rare association of scleromyxedema with cutis verticis gyrata.

Indian Dermatol Online J 2016 May-Jun;7(3):186-9

Department of Skin and STD, Al-Ameen Medical College and Hospital, Bijapur, Karnataka, India.

Cutis verticis gyrata (CVG) is characterized by redundant skin on the scalp that exhibits deep furrows and convolutions. We report a 58-year-old male who presented with multiple raised asymptomatic skin-colored lesions over the chest and abdomen and features of CVG. Biopsy from the lesion confirmed the diagnosis of scleromyxedema. Read More

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http://www.idoj.in/text.asp?2016/7/3/186/182365
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http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/2229-5178.182365DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4886592PMC
June 2016
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Congenital Primary Essential Cutis Verticis Gyrata.

Eplasty 2016 12;16:ic13. Epub 2016 Apr 12.

Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4833886PMC
May 2016
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Delayed Diagnosis of Acromegaly in an Elderly Adult that Initially Presented as Cutis Verticis Gyrata.

J Am Geriatr Soc 2016 Mar;64(3):685-7

Institute of Plastic and Craniofacial Surgery, SOBRAPAR Hospital, Campinas, São Paulo, Brazil.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jgs.13990DOI Listing
March 2016
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Giant Cerebriform Congenital Cellular Blue Nevus Presenting as Cutis Verticis Gyrata.

Indian J Dermatol 2016 Jan-Feb;61(1):126

Department of Dermatology, SVS Medical College, Yenugonda, Telangana, India. E-mail:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/0019-5154.174164DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4763674PMC
March 2016
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Acromegaly presenting as cutis verticis gyrata.

QJM 2016 Jun 12;109(6):423. Epub 2016 Feb 12.

Department of Endocrinology, Seth G S Medical College and KEM Hospital, Mumbai 400012, India.

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https://academic.oup.com/qjmed/article-lookup/doi/10.1093/qj
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/qjmed/hcw020DOI Listing
June 2016
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A Familial Form of Primary Essential Cutis Verticis Gyrata.

Actas Dermosifiliogr 2016 Jun 29;107(5):435-7. Epub 2016 Jan 29.

Servicio de Dermatología, Complejo Hospitalario Universitario de Pontevedra, Pontevedra, España.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ad.2015.08.011DOI Listing
June 2016
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[Progress in genetic research on pachydermoperiostosis].

Zhonghua Yi Xue Yi Chuan Xue Za Zhi 2016 Feb;33(1):105-7

State Key Laboratory of Medical Genetics, School of Life Science, Central South University, Changsha, Hunan 410013, China.

Pachydermoperiostosis is a rare genetic disease characterized by finger clubbing, periostosis, cutis verticis gyrata and pachydermia accompanied by acroosteolysis and hyperhidrosis. Recently, two susceptibility genes, HPGD and SLCO2A1, have been identified, whose protein products are involved in the transportation of prostaglandin and metabolism underlying pachydermoperiostosis. Here the genetic basis of pachydermoperiostosis and its correlation with its clinical phenotype are reviewed, which may provide a reference for basic research and clinic diagnosis for the disease. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3760/cma.j.issn.1003-9406.2016.01.025DOI Listing
February 2016
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Cutis verticis gyrata.

Dermatol Online J 2016 Dec 15;22(12). Epub 2016 Dec 15.

Ronald O. Perelman Department of Dermatology, NYU School of Medicine, NYU Langone Medical Center.

Cutis verticis gyrata that involves only the face isa rare presentation of this even rarer cutaneousanomaly. We present a 61-year-old man, whodeveloped primary essential progressive cutis verticisgyrata of the face. Read More

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December 2016
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Systemic T cell lymphoma presenting as cutis verticis gyrata.

Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 2015 Nov-Dec;81(6):631-3

Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy, Christian Medical College, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India.

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http://www.ijdvl.com/text.asp?2015/81/6/631/168339
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http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/0378-6323.168339DOI Listing
August 2016
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Cutis verticis gyrata and acromegaly.

Presse Med 2015 Sep 3;44(9):958-61. Epub 2015 Jun 3.

Bab El Oued teaching Hospital, department of endocrine and metabolic diseases, 5, boulevard Said Touati, Algiers, Algeria.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.lpm.2015.03.019DOI Listing
September 2015
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Pathological characterization of pachydermia in pachydermoperiostosis.

J Dermatol 2015 Jul 11;42(7):710-4. Epub 2015 May 11.

Department of Dermatology, Toho University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan.

Pachydermoperiostosis is a rare hereditary disease, which presents with the cutaneous manifestations of pachydermia and cutis verticis gyrata. Histological findings in pachydermia frequently include dermal edema, mucin deposition, elastic fiber degeneration, dermal fibrosis and adnexal hyperplasia. However, the severity of these findings varies between clinical reports, and a systematic multiple-case clinicopathological correlative analysis has not been performed to date. Read More

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5029778PMC
http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1346-8138.12869DOI Listing
July 2015
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Primary cutis verticis gyrata.

J Craniofac Surg 2015 May;26(3):974-5

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/SCS.0000000000001490DOI Listing
May 2015
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[Cutis verticis gyrata associated with Klinefelter syndrome].

Med Clin (Barc) 2015 Nov 18;145(9):e21. Epub 2015 Mar 18.

Departamento de Dermatología, Hospital Universitario Severo Ochoa, Leganés, Madrid, España.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.medcli.2015.01.020DOI Listing
November 2015
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[Developmental abnormalities and nevi of the scalp].

Authors:
V Behle H Hamm

Hautarzt 2014 Dec;65(12):1022-9

Klinik und Poliklinik für Dermatologie, Venerologie und Allergologie, Universitätsklinikum Würzburg, Josef-Schneider-Straße 2, 97080, Würzburg, Deutschland.

Unusual congenital or early-onset skin lesions on the scalp often pose a diagnostic challenge particularly as the clinical evaluation may be hampered by dense hair growth. Thus, this paper provides a concise review on developmental abnormalities and nevi with exclusive or predominant scalp localization. Aplasia cutis congenita occurs as an isolated finding, in association with genetic syndromes, nevi and anomalies or as a consequence of intrauterine trauma and teratogens. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00105-014-3521-9DOI Listing
December 2014
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Butterfly-shape scalp excision: a single stage surgical technique for cutis verticis gyrata.

J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 2014 Dec 6;67(12):1747-9. Epub 2014 Aug 6.

Department of Plastic Surgery, Frenchay Hospital North Bristol Trust, Frenchay, Bristol, BS16 1LE, United Kingdom.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bjps.2014.07.039DOI Listing
December 2014
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The action of prostaglandins on ciliary hypertrichosis: a case report of pachydermoperiostosis.

Int J Trichology 2014 Jan;6(1):25-6

Prof. Rubem David Azulay Institute of Dermatology, Santa Casa da Misericordia, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil.

Pachydermoperiostosis or primary hypertropic osteoarthropathy is a rare hereditary disorder that was first described in 1868. It is characterized by digital clubbing, pachydermia (thickening of the facial skin and/or scalp), and periostosis (swelling of periarticular tissue and subperiosteal new bone formation). We report a case of a patient with the complete form of the disease, and with a unique appearance of the hair shaft and eyelashes. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/0974-7753.136756DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4124691PMC
January 2014
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[Cutis verticis gyrata as an early rare presenting sign of acromegaly].

Harefuah 2014 May;153(5):253-4, 306

Cutis verticis gyrata (CVG) is a descriptive term for a dermal sign in which deep furrows and convoluted ridges are seen upon the scalp. They are formed due to thickening of the skin folds of the scalp and produce an appearance that resembles the gyri of the brain. The condition is classified primary when the etiology is unknown or neurologically based. Read More

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May 2014
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Secondary cutis verticis gyrata in a patient with tuberous sclerosis?

Cir Esp 2014 Dec 7;92(10):699-700. Epub 2014 Aug 7.

Servicio de Dermatología, Complejo Hospitalario Universitario de Ferrol, Área Sanitaria de Ferrol, SERGAS, Ferrol, A Coruña, España. Electronic address:

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https://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S0009739X140023
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ciresp.2014.03.019DOI Listing
December 2014
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Cutis verticis gyrata-like skin toxicity during treatment of melanoma patients with the BRAF inhibitor vemurafenib after whole-brain radiotherapy is a consequence of the development of multiple follicular cysts and milia.

Strahlenther Onkol 2014 Oct 28;190(11):1080-1. Epub 2014 Jun 28.

Department of Dermatology and National Center for Tumor Diseases (NCT), University Hospital Heidelberg, Im Neuenheimer Feld 460, 69120, Heidelberg, Germany,

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http://link.springer.com/10.1007/s00066-014-0707-0
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00066-014-0707-0DOI Listing
October 2014
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Primary essential cutis verticis gyrata - case report.

An Bras Dermatol 2014 Mar-Apr;89(2):326-8

Complexo Hospitalar Padre Bento de Guarulhos, Guarulhos, SP, Brazil.

Cutis verticis gyrata is characterized by excessive formation of scalp skin. It may be primary (essential and nonessential) or secondary. In the primary essential form it presents only folding skin formation on the scalp, mimicking cerebral gyri, without associated comorbidities. Read More

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4008067PMC
September 2014
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Cerebriform intradermal nevus presenting as cutis verticis gyrata with multiple cellular blue nevus over the body: A rare occurrence.

Indian Dermatol Online J 2014 Jan;5(1):34-7

Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy. Calcutta School of Teropical Medicine, Kolkata, India.

Cutis verticis gyrata is a rare skin condition characterized by swelling of scalp resembling the surface of the brain. Various conditions, like cerebriform intradermal nevus (CIN), may give rise to this clinical entity. Moreover, its association with cellular blue nevus is extremely rare and has not been reported so far. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/2229-5178.126026DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3937483PMC
January 2014
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Cutis verticis gyrata in association with vemurafenib and whole-brain radiotherapy.

J Clin Oncol 2014 May 27;32(14):e54-6. Epub 2014 Jan 27.

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1200/JCO.2013.49.3528DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4879708PMC
May 2014
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Touraine Solente Gole syndrome: The elephant skin disease.

Indian J Plast Surg 2013 Sep;46(3):577-80

Department of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Calicut, Kerala, India.

Touraine Solente Gole syndrome is a rare hereditary syndrome of primary pachydermoperiostosis, with the characteristic triad of pachydermia (or elephant like skin), periostosis and acropachia. A 27-year-old patient presented with aesthetic deformity of forehead due to deep skin folds and coarsening of facial features due to progressive thickening of skin. Associated palmoplantar hyperkeratosis with broadened of finger and toe tips and digital clubbing were noticed. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/0970-0358.122025DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3897108PMC
September 2013
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[Primitive essential Cutis verticis gyrata, a rare skin disease: case report and review of literature].

Pan Afr Med J 2014 3;19:345. Epub 2014 Dec 3.

Service de Chirurgie Plastique, Réparatrice, Esthétique et Brûlés, CHU Mohammed VI, Marrakech, Maroc.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.11604/pamj.2014.19.345.5729DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4406381PMC
February 2016
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Cutis Verticis Gyrata in Men Affected by HIV-Related Lipodystrophy.

Dermatol Res Pract 2013 12;2013:941740. Epub 2013 Sep 12.

Department of Dermatology, UCSF School of Medicine, 1701 Divisadero Street, 3rd Floor, San Francisco, CA 94115, USA.

We report the occurrence of cutis verticis gyrata (CVG), a disfiguring dermatological condition, in four patients with HIV-related lipodystrophy (HIVLD). These four patients had abnormal metabolic and hormonal lab values which we compare with metabolic and hormonal perturbations cited in previous HIVLD cohorts. In addition, we describe the sole use of poly-L-lactic acid as a potential treatment for decreasing the appearance of CVG-associated ridges. Read More

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3789479PMC
October 2013
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Dermoscopic features of cerebriform intradermal nevus as secondary cutis verticis gyrata.

Int J Dermatol 2014 Mar 22;53(3):346-8. Epub 2013 Aug 22.

Department of DermatologyDepartment of Pathology, Hospital Universitario de Fuenlabrada, Madrid, Spain.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-4632.2012.05535.xDOI Listing
March 2014
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Cutis verticis gyrata as a clinical manifestation of Touraine-Solente-Gole' syndrome (pachydermoperiostosis).

BMJ Case Rep 2013 07 12;2013. Epub 2013 Jul 12.

Department of Internal Medicine, San Juan de Dios General Hospital, Guatemala, Guatemala.

Cutis verticis gyrata is a descriptive term for a condition of the scalp consisting of deep grooves and convolutions that resemble the surface of the brain. We present a case of a 22-year-old man who presented with pain and swelling of both knees and hands. Enlarged wrists, ankles and feet were also noted, along with facial seborrhoea, thickening of the skin and deformity of the fingers. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bcr-2013-010047DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3736327PMC
July 2013
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Cutaneous neurocristic hamartoma presenting as cutis verticis gyrata.

Am J Dermatopathol 2014 Mar;36(3):e66-9

Departments of *Pathology and †Surgery, Kasturba Medical College, A unit of Manipal University, Mangalore, Karnataka, India.

Cutaneous neurocristic hamartoma is a rare developmental complex melanocytic lesion of neural crest origin in the dermis and subcutis with diverse histological differentiation including melanocytic, neurosustentacular, and mesenchymal elements. Cutis verticis gyrata is a cerebriform thickening of the scalp manifesting as folds, ridges, or creases. We report a case of cutaneous neurocristic hamartoma of the scalp in a 20-year-old woman presenting as cutis verticis gyrata. Read More

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March 2014
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