Congenital cerebriform melanocytic naevus with cutis verticis gyrata

Vishaka Pai, Gatha Rao

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Abstract

Congenital melanocytic naevus is hamortomatous or non-neoplastic proliferation of abnormal mixture of tissue′s or non-neoplastic proliferation of abnormal mixture of tissue′s normal components. Cutis verticis gyrata is hypertrophy with parallel or gyrate folds of skin of scalp. We report a young man who presented to us with hair loss on the back of the head and increased growth of hair over the upper back since birth. A biopsy proved the diagnosis of congenital melanocytic naevus.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)367-368
Number of pages2
JournalIndian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology
Volume68
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - 01-11-2002

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Pigmented Nevus
Alopecia
Scalp
Hair
Hypertrophy
Head
Parturition
Biopsy
Skin
Growth

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Dermatology
  • Infectious Diseases

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In: Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology, Vol. 68, No. 6, 01.11.2002, p. 367-368.

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