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Surgery for Rare ‘Brainy’ Scalp Changes Man’s Life

Part 1: Ramtin Kassir, MD, Solves Rare Dermatology Case

Ramtin Kassir, MD, Plastic Surgeon, describes the symptoms of cutis verticis gyrata, or CVG, a condition in which the skin of the scalp starts resembling the folds of the brain. The condition is extremely rare, and the procedure to remove the folds is delicate in nature, due to the various factors and complexities involved with removing part of the scalp.