A CASE REPORT OF APLASIA CUTIS CONGENITA TYPE VI: BART'S SYNDROME
- Faculty of Medicine, Department of Basic Medical Science, Salaam University, Mogadishu, Somalia.
- College of Heath Science, School of Medicine, Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
- Faculty of Medicine, Department of Basic Medical Science, Somali National University, Mogadishu, Somalia.
- Banadir Maternity and Children Hospital, Mogadishu, Somalia.
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Aplasia cutis congenita type VI (Barts syndrome), is a rare genetic disorder characterized by congenital localized absence of skin, formation of blisters (epidermolysis bullosa), and nail abnormalities. In this report, we present a rare case of aplasia cutis congenita type VI (Barts syndrome) in a newborn male baby with the absence of a skin layer over the anterior right leg, slightly below the patella (kneecap) and around the ankle joint. On the second day, the affected areas developed blisters characterizing epidermolysis bullosa. Laboratory investigations were all normal. The patients wound was managed conservatively with dressing and topical antibiotic ointments.
[Ahmed Mead, Yordanos Alem, Omar Adam Sheikh and Layla Ibrahim Hussein (2021); A CASE REPORT OF APLASIA CUTIS CONGENITA TYPE VI: BART'S SYNDROME Int. J. of Adv. Res. 9 (Dec). 251-254] (ISSN 2320-5407). www.journalijar.com
Faculty of Medicine, Department of Basic Medical Science, Salaam University, Mogadishu, Somalia.
Article DOI: 10.21474/IJAR01/13901
DOI URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.21474/IJAR01/13901
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