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Aplasia cutis congenita – case report of a rare case


Aplasia cutis congenita (ACC) is a rare malformation characterized by localized congenital absence of the skin. This condition was first described by Cordon in 1767. We present a 2 month old female who presented to Dermatology OPD of Santosh deemed to be University with a scalp defect and diagnosed as Aplasia Cutis Congenita of scalp and no other accompanying anomaly. This case is presented to highlight the importance of recognising the condition.


Gulshant Panesar, V.K. Garg. Aplasia cutis congenita – case report of a rare case. Cardiometry; Issue 25; December 2022; p.1212-1214; DOI: 10.18137/cardiometry.2022.25.12121214; Available from:


Aplasia,  Congenital,  Scalp
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