Primary non-essential cutis verticis gyrata

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A rare genetic dermis disorder characterized by slowly progressive thickening of the scalp which becomes raised and forms ridges and furrows with symmetrical distribution resembling the cerebral gyri and cannot be flattened by traction or pressure associated with ophthalmologic (e.g. congenital cataract) and/or neurological abnormalities (e.g. intellectual disability epilepsy microcephaly encephalopathy).

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Project CASK

VISION Project CASK believes in a world free of the life limitations and debilitating effects of CASK gene disorders. ​MISSION To accelerate breakthroughs in research to develop treatments and a cure for CASK gene disorders. ​VALUES Collaboration. Transparency. Urgency.

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