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eISSN: 1643-3750

Aplasia cutis congenita in an infant of the initially twin gestation: a case report

Piotr Korbal, Iwona Sadowska-Krawczenko, Andrzej Piesiewicz

Med Sci Monit 2004; 10(2): 112-114

ID: 11851

Published: 2004-05-20


Background: Aplasia cutis congenital (ACC) is a rare group of disorders characterized by the focal absence of the skin recognized at birth.Case Report: This report describes an infant of an initially twin gestation, born with scalp and truncal cutis aplasia.Conclusions: The etiology of ACC remains unknown. Treatment of the defects found in ACC is controversial and depends mainly on severity of lesions.

Keywords: aplasia cutis congenita, newborn



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