Piotr Korbal, Iwona Sadowska-Krawczenko, Andrzej Piesiewicz
Med Sci Monit 2004; 10(2): 112-114
Available online: 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