aplasia

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aplasia

[ā′plāzh·ə]
(medicine)
Defective development which results in the virtual absence of a tissue or an organ; only a remnant appears.
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A practical approach to the evaluation and treatment of an infant with aplasia cutis congenita.
Aplasia cutis congenital in two brothers:a rare occurrence.
Aplasia cutis congenita: Surgical treatment and results in 36 cases.
Aplasia cutis congenita (ACC) (OMIM 107600) is another rare anomaly with congenital localized absence of skin usually on the scalp.
Aplasia cutis congenita: a proposito de cuatro casos.
Some cases of aplasia cutis congenita will have a so-called hair collar sign, which is a ring of dark hair that often surrounds a scalp lesion.
1-3 It is a clinical syndrome associated with aplasia cutis congenita (ACC), which is classified into nine groups according to location, hereditary mode and associated anomalies.
Aplasia cutis congenita (ACC) is a term used to describe congenital absence or defects of the skin.
Finally we arrived at the diagnosis of Non-syndromic Aplasia Cutis Congenita.
5%), discoid lupus erythematosus (25%), pseudopelade of Brocq (20%), systemic lupus erythematosus (5%) followed by scleroderma, dermatomyositis, keratosis follicularis spinulosa decalvans, aplasia cutis, kerion, follicular mucinosis, pemphigus, dissecting cellulitis of scalp/ pyogenic folliculitis and acne keloidalis nuchae in 2.
Extensive aplasia cutis is usually fatal in the first weeks of life.
Abstract: Aplasia cutis is a disorder characterized by developmental absence of portion of skin.