Aplasia cutis cerebri with partial acrania--total reconstruction in a severe case and review of the literature.

@article{Bajpai2003AplasiaCC,
  title={Aplasia cutis cerebri with partial acrania--total reconstruction in a severe case and review of the literature.},
  author={Minu Bajpai and Kamalesh Pal},
  journal={Journal of pediatric surgery},
  year={2003},
  volume={38 2},
  pages={e4}
}
BACKGROUND Aplasia cutis cerebri with partial acrania is a rare anomaly that can involve the epidermis, dermis, and subcutaneous tissues of the scalp with significant bone defect. METHODS The authors present the first successful report of providing one-stage complete cover in a case of aplasia cutis cerebri with major skull defect by using local rotational flaps. Also presented is a review of literature. RESULTS The newborn had a receding forehead and a large scalp defect from frontal to… CONTINUE READING

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