Aplasia Cutis Congenita
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2021 ◽  
Vol 9 (12) ◽  
pp. 251-254
Author(s):  
Ahmed Mead ◽  
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Yordanos Alem ◽  
Omar Adam Sheikh ◽  
Layla Ibrahim Hussein ◽  
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Aplasia cutis congenita type VI (Barts syndrome), is a rare genetic disorder characterized by congenital localized absence of skin, formation of blisters (epidermolysisbullosa), and nail abnormalities. In this report, we present a rare case of aplasia cutis congenita type VI (Barts syndrome) in a newborn malebaby with the absence of a skin layer over the anterior right leg, slightly below the patella (kneecap) and around the ankle joint.On the second day, the affected areas developed blisters characterizing epidermolysisbullosa.Laboratory investigationswere all normal. The patients wound was managed conservatively with dressing and topical antibiotic ointments.


2021 ◽  
pp. 1-4
Author(s):  
Meghana Kalavar ◽  
Jose J. Echegaray ◽  
Noy Ashkenazy ◽  
Craig McKeown ◽  
Audina M. Berrocal

2021 ◽  
Vol 8 (11) ◽  
pp. 1887
Author(s):  
Sheela Madipelli

Aplasia cutis congenita (ACC) is a localized congenital absence of skin with a reported incidence of 3 per 10000 live births. Most common location is the scalp. The diagnosis is made clinically. The management of the lesion depends on the size and most of them are managed conservatively but larger lesions need surgical closure. Although aplasia cutis congenita is rare, it is very important for the general pediatrician to recognize this and consider it in the differential diagnosis of skin lesions specially the lesions on the scalp. We present a newborn infant with scalp lesion which was clinically diagnosed as aplasia cutis congenita and was managed conservatively.


2021 ◽  
Vol Volume 14 ◽  
pp. 1413-1418
Author(s):  
Raden Mohamad Rendy Ariezal Effendi ◽  
Lita Nuraeni ◽  
Inne Arline Diana ◽  
Srie Prihianti Gondokaryono ◽  
Hendra Gunawan ◽  
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2021 ◽  
Vol 2 (1) ◽  
pp. 31
Author(s):  
W. S. Samaranayake ◽  
T. G. M. Prasadani ◽  
A. S. Athapathu ◽  
A. A. H. S. Aruppala ◽  
R. M. S. Perera

2021 ◽  
pp. 51-52
Author(s):  
Satyendra Satyendra ◽  
Jaiprakash Narayan ◽  
Jeffy Joy

Background - Aplasia cutis congenita is a congenital absence of skin in new born. It can be anywhere over body. Aplasia cutis congenita is a rare congenital disorder of skin. We are presenting a case of aplasia cutis congeni Case report – ta in female child associated with pyomeningitis. Conclusion - Aplasia cutis congenita, its rarity and unknown etiology is the reason of reporting. It is rarely reported a case of Aplasia cutis congenita with association of pyomeningitis.


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