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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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Aplasia cutis congenita in a newborn: etiopathogenic review and diagnostic approach.
Aplasia cutis congenita with fetus papyraceus: Report and review of the literature.
The clinical presentation in our subject, i.e., transverse limb defects and aplasia cutis congenita, is consistent with typical AOS without the involvement of other organ systems.
Various clinical presentations of AOS include oligohydramnios, cutis marmorata, upper limb micromelia and brachypodia, acrania, microcephaly, palatine or auricular malformations, intracranial calcifications, hydrocephaly, arhinencephaly, spina bifida, epilepsy, mental retardation, anatomic bronchial anomalies, renal abnormalities, and cardiovascular anomalies such as bicuspid aortic valve, atrial septal defect, Shone's complex, aortic valve stenosis, hypoplastic left heart syndrome, tetralogy of Fallot, double outlet right ventricle, portal hypertension and pulmonary hypertension.11,12 Our patient had cutis marmorata telangiectatica, aplasia cutis congenita, and terminal transverse limb reduction defects.
Key words: Aplasia cutis congenita, familial, sporadic, graft, bleeding.
SCALP###The coincidence of sebaceous nevus syndrome, central nervous system malformations, aplasia cutis congenita, limbal dermoid, and pigmented nevus (giant congenital melanocytic nevus).23
Infected infants are often pre mature, and typically present with evidence of chronic infection, atrophy, and scars suggestive of epidermolysis bullosa or aplasia cutis congenita. A high index of suspicion and the above studies for HSV are needed to confirm the diagnosis.