Cutis rhomboidalis nuchae medically refers to the skin appearance after a long-term, as well as the prolonged sun exposure, resulting to damage of the skin. This usually occurs on the back of the neck.


Cutis rhomboidalis nuchae are more likely to appear on the back of the neck thata re characterized by the deep wrinkling and furrowing of the skin which can be associated to a leathery texture. The furrows usually take geometric configurations.


No treatment is needed for cutis rhomboidalis nuchae.


The main cause of cutis rhomboidalis nuchae is the chronic sun exposure that causes the superficial layer as well as the abnormalities in the composition.