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Scalp and skull indentation (Page 5)


November 8th, 2016
Hello all -
I also have noticed such a dent - a line about 2-1/2" long runinning from the hairline (to the right of center of my skull) to the middle of my skull. It looks like it is probably Morphea:

http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1065 782-clinical#b4

http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1065 782-overview

http://www.sclero.org/scleroderma/types/lo calized/linear/en-coup-de-sabre/a-to-z.htm l

One of the people on this forum mentioned this. It seems most doctors are completely unaware of this phenomenon. I am also female, also in Arizona, age 49. Going to print out info from medscape and take it to my next rheumatology appointment (have SLE-lupus) to have it checked out, since my primary care doctor completely ignored it yesterday.
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replied January 29th, 2017
Good to know I'm not alone. I'll stop worrying about whether this is life threatening since I see some have had it for 23 years. Interested to know if anyone has had any answers.
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replied February 3rd, 2017
I have an indentation on the left side of my head from the front all the way to the back. My mom and I noticed a head shape change last year I had that haircut. I've had CT scans MRI scans and everything looks normal. I even had a Grand rounds at Henry Ford hospital with about 30 doctors and non of them had a clue. Doctors don't know what to call it. I'm 16, I had to leave school because kids tease me. It's so noticable, it's like the left side of my head fell in. Whatever this is needs to be studied immediately.
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replied April 9th, 2017
Hi, I have three maybe more indentations in muy skull. I'm mexican and my english is bad. I hope you can understand what I'm trying to say. I have indentations too, I'm 36. I noticed yesterday. But my dad also has them, since he was my age. Anda my grandma too. It's weird but is not dangerous, just genetics...
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replied April 9th, 2017
It's not scleroderma coup de sabre or morphea or parry romberg syndrome. It's just genetics. We have to learn to live with them, and love them since they are going to be with us all life. We are not going to die because of them. Apollogies for my bad english.
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replied July 21st, 2017
Did anyone ever get an answer! It's 2017 and I'm getting a CT on Tuesday for an odd crack like feeling that appeared on my forehead. Mine goes from my right eyebrow up diaganol into my hairline. It's so scary. No trauma or known issue that would have caused this to happen.
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replied July 25th, 2017
Has anyone figured out what the answer is with this problem. I as well just noticed I had an about one inch wide dent in my head that wasn't there before . Don't deal any different, just seemed odd. My chiropractor said it's probably nothing as long as it wasn't some sort of blunt trauma which it's not. Just curious
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replied July 31st, 2017
Hello guys
This is one suggestion: Cutis verticis gyrata
Please check carefully if the dents in fact can be moved with your scalp.
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replied July 17th, 2018
Another woman living in Arizona with dents in head
I noticed many people here are living in Arizona. I am a 39 year old woman and just developed 2 symmetrical dents in the top of my head. One developed overnight. I am beginning to get headaches and feel lightheaded and sleepy. This is terrifying because no one seems to know what it is.
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replied January 7th, 2019
Indentions / ridges in the skull
51 year old male in Florida. Just showed up two months ago. I am noticing more indentations, all on my left side of my head. I too have migraines and a sinus problem (but on the left side). I played American football through high school (many many many bangs to the head). Dehydration is an issue for me even though I drink a lot of water.

If anyone finds more info let us know in this thread. There seems to be no clear answer and a lack of information here and in the medical community Here's is what I have seen in this thread:
- calcium build-up might be a cause?
- cranial sacrum therapy may help?
- several mentioned to increase hydration
- one said to increase Vit D and hydration
- Could be "Cutis verticis gyrata (CVG)" (also been called Robert-Unna syndrome, bulldog scalp, corrugated skin, cutis verticis plicata, and pachydermia verticis gyrate)
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replied May 18th, 2019
Ridges in the Scalp
I had a X-Ray Last week for the same thing.....and they said that there was not anything abnormal that they could see. So this week I went for a MRI but I have not heard back. I hope to hear something by Monday. I will let you all know when I do May 20,2019
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