Aplasia cutis congenita
Last Updated: 2019-08-27
Congenital malformation of the skin on the head.
Incidence: 3/100 000.
Diaphragm eye ACC
Mostly spontaneous, rarely AD or AR.
There are several associated syndromes such as: Adam's Oliver syndrome, pyloric stenosis, Partau syndrome, etc.
Membrane ACC: Mostly circular hair/epidermis-less, rarely bullous, spot on the capillitium.
Non-membranous ACC: Larger and irregular hairless areas on the capillitium, which can extend to the nodes or meninges.
No biopsy, especially with non-membrane ACC!
In non-membrane ACC, an MRI is necessary to detect the depth of the pathology. Only then should a cosmetic surgical procedure be planned, if necessary.
In most cases, the epidermis is replicated in the course of time. In the case of larger defects, a cosmetic-surgical solution can be sought.
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