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Defective development resulting in the absence of all or part of an organ or tissue.
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(Pathology) pathol congenital absence or abnormal development of an organ or part
[C19: New Latin, from a-1 + -plasia, from Greek plassein to form]
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Noun1.aplasia - failure of some tissue or organ to develop
dysplasia - abnormal development (of organs or cells) or an abnormal structure resulting from such growth
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n. aplasia, falta de desarrollo normal en un órgano.
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Aplasia cutis congenita (ACC) is developmental absence of skin in a localized or widespread area at birth.
DISCUSSION: Aplasia cutis congenita (ACC), congenital absence of skin, is an uncommon anomaly, presented at birth.
KEY WORDS: Adams-Oliver syndrome, Transverse limb deficiency, Aplasia cutis congenita, Scalp defect, Symbrachydactyly, Anonychia, Pakistani subject.
Levy also discussed the clinical signs of another skin defect that can affect newborns: aplasia cutis congenita. This condition is marked by focal congenital skin defects that most often appear on the scalp or face.
Adams-Oliver syndrome, aplasia cutis congenita, cutis marmorata telangiectatica, limb reduction defects.
Aplasia cutis congenita is the absence of the skin at birth that presents with an erosion or deep ulceration to a scar or a defect that is covered with an epidermal membrane.