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Part 2: Ramtin Kassir, MD, on Surgical Treatment for CVG

‘Scalping’ Surgery Only Known Treatment for Rare Cutis Verticis Gyrata Condition

Ramtin Kassir, MD, Plastic Surgeon, explains the details of the surgery he performed on his patient, Kassim Robinson, to treat the cutis verticis gyrata, or CVG, which had caused brain-like folds to form on his scalp.