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What can be done about the wrinkles/folds in the scalp caused by cutis gyrata? Interested because of beginning of baldness

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Dr. J David Holcomb
Facial Plastic Surgery
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In brief: Evaluation required

Cutis gyrata can be an isolated condition but also may be associated with a long list of other conditions so thorough medical and dermatology evaluation is essential before treatment.
No medical treatment is available. Supportive care for irritation of deep tissue folds may be needed. Surgical removal of some of the affected scalp tissue can improve appearance.

In brief: Evaluation required

Cutis gyrata can be an isolated condition but also may be associated with a long list of other conditions so thorough medical and dermatology evaluation is essential before treatment.
No medical treatment is available. Supportive care for irritation of deep tissue folds may be needed. Surgical removal of some of the affected scalp tissue can improve appearance.
Dr. J David Holcomb
Dr. J David Holcomb
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Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology
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In brief: Cutis gyrata

There is no cure for this condition, cutis gyrata, and currently, medical treatment is limited to plastic surgery with excision of the folds by means of scalp reduction and more recently scalp subcision.

In brief: Cutis gyrata

There is no cure for this condition, cutis gyrata, and currently, medical treatment is limited to plastic surgery with excision of the folds by means of scalp reduction and more recently scalp subcision.
Dr. Michael Fisher
Dr. Michael Fisher
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