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Hamm Jeffrey C. M.D.; Argenta, Louis C. M.D.
Annals of Plastic Surgery: July 1987
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Giant cerebriform intradermal nevus (GCIN) is a form of cutis verticis gyrata and may be associated with a number of systemic diseases. Clinically it manifests itself as a scalp deformity resembling the surface of the brain with cerebriform morphologic characteristics. Degeneration into malignant melanoma has been reported. We herein report 3 cases of GCIN successfully treated by surgical extirpation and scalp flap reconstruction.

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