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Year : 2002  |  Volume : 68  |  Issue : 6  |  Page : 367--368

Congenital cerebriform melanocytic naevus with cutis verticis gyrata


Department of Skin and VD, Kasthurba Medical College, Mangalore, India

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Gatha S Rao
Department of Skin and VD, Kasthurba Medical College, Mangalore
India
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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.






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