Bilateral abdominal aplasia cutis congenita associated with atrial septal defect: A case report

Tekinalp G., Yurdakok M., Kara A., Gokoz A., Sahin S., Sackesen C., ...More

PEDIATRIC DERMATOLOGY, vol.14, no.2, pp.117-119, 1997 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 14 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 1997
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/j.1525-1470.1997.tb00217.x
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.117-119
  • Acibadem Mehmet Ali Aydinlar University Affiliated: No


A full-term infant girl who had bilateral, symmetrical, sharply defined, triangular-shaped ulcers on both sides of the umbilicus is described. A punch biopsy specimen showed histologic findings of aplasia cutis, Echocardiographic examination revealed primum-type atrial septal defect, To our knowledge, this association is the first of its kind to be reported in the literature.