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APLASIA CUTIS CONGENITA

Day 1 baby with these skin lesion. Baby is otherwise normal. Is it APLASIA CUTIS CONGENITA. If is so, then what to do now??

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Yes it's Aplasia cutis Rx is conservative usually heals itself. Gentle cleansing and silver sulfadiazine cream can help prevent infection.

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It is aplasia cutis congenita, is rare congeital abnormality with abscence of epidermal layer of skin . It can happen with any part of the body usually found in the midline of vertex of scalp. It may happen unilaterally but may be bilateral symetrical. May be membranous aplasia or bullous aplasia. Usually not infected. Heals with a layer of fibrosis.

YES IT'S A..CASE OF.. APLASIA CUTIS CONGENITA.. NEED'S.. INVESTIGATIONS WITH.. NEUROSURGEN'S OPINION TO CONCLUDE DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT..

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Aplasia cutis.investigation to rule out any other associated defects.local application of dressings would help in fibrosis and healing.larger and deeper defects require skin/bone grafting.

Yes it is Aplasia cutis congenita. Thank you for sharing with us. Neurosurgeon and pediatrician opinion suggested.

Yes this is aplasis cutis..no doubt .trisomy 13 defect is usually associated with..70-75% scalp affected sometimes trunk also affected .heals over time.so no calvarial or soft tissue reconstruction required.. Just keep clean the area and apply L- Lycine ointment or placentrex ointment .

Very interesting case of Aplasia cutis congenita Thank you for uploading case

Aplacia congenita cutis . Conservative management since the defect is small . Silver sulphadiazine dressings. CT head suggested to rule out intracranial infections ..

Yes it's Aplasia cutis Rx is conservative usually heals itself. Gentle cleansing and silver sulfadiazine cream can help prevent infection.

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Thanks for sharing .

Yes it is aplasia cutis congenita

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