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CASE REPORT
Year : 2016  |  Volume : 7  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 186-189

A rare association of scleromyxedema with cutis verticis gyrata


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

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Savita Koregol
Department of Dermatology, Al-Ameen Medical College and Hospital, Bijapur - 586 108, Karnataka
India
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DOI: 10.4103/2229-5178.182365

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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. Scleromyxedema presents as diffuse thickening of the skin which underlies the papules. The hypertrophy and folding of the skin produces a gyrate appearance.


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