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Aplasia Cutis Congenita

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Synonyms of Aplasia Cutis Congenita

  • ACC
  • Congenital Defect of the Skull and Scalp
  • Congenital ulcer of the newborn
  • Scalp Defect Congenital

Disorder Subdivisions

  • No subdivisions found.

General Discussion

Aplasia Cutis Congenita is a rare disorder with a complicated pattern of inheritance. Babies are born with the absence of certain layer(s) of skin, most often on the scalp, but also on the trunk, and/or arms and legs. The affected area is typically covered with a thin, transparent membrane. The skull and/or underlying areas may be visible and be abnormally developed. Aplasia Cutis Congenita may be the primary disorder or it may occur in association with other underlying disorders.

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