Aplasia cutis congenita

aplasia cutis congenita

aplasia cutis congenita aplasia cu·tis con·gen·i·ta (kyōō’tĭs kən-jěn’ĭ-tə)
the congenital absence or deficiency of a localized area of skin, usually on the scalp, with the base of the defect covered by a thin translucent membrane.

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