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Aplasia Cutis Congenita of the Trunk with Fetus Papyraceus


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Abstract: Aplasia cutis congenita (ACC) is the absence of localized or widespread areas of skin at birth. A frequently cited classification schema is based on location and the presence of associated anomalies. Histologically it is characterized by dermal fibrosis and absence of adenexal structures. We present a newborn female with extensive truncal ACC associated with fetus papyraceus.

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