aplasia

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Related to aplasia cutis congenita: Fetal hydantoin syndrome, sirenomelia

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 type V: a case report and review of the literature.
Management of aplasia cutis congenita in a non-scalp location.
transverse limb defects and aplasia cutis congenita, is consistent with typical AOS without the involvement of other organ systems.
11,12 Our patient had cutis marmorata telangiectatica, aplasia cutis congenita, and terminal transverse limb reduction defects.
Finally we arrived at the diagnosis of Non-syndromic Aplasia Cutis Congenita.
Key words: Aplasia cutis congenita, familial, sporadic, graft, bleeding.