Surgical treatment of cutis verticis gyrata: a report of 2 cases

Br J Plast Surg. 1977 Jul;30(3):235-9.


Two cases of cutis verticis gyrata underwent partial excision supplemented by relaxation incisions under the folds with satisfactory results. This method may well be useful in treating selected cases of the primary type as well as those of secondary type.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Acromegaly / complications*
  • Adult
  • Humans
  • Hypertrophy
  • Infant
  • Male
  • Scalp / pathology
  • Scalp / surgery*
  • Skin Diseases / etiology
  • Skin Diseases / surgery
  • Surgery, Plastic / methods*