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Aplasia cutis congenita. Case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8683269     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The authors report the use of intraoperative tissue expansion in the treatment of a neonate with aplasia cutis congenita, a congenital defect of the scalp and skull. The case for immediate surgical intervention is presented, and intraoperative tissue expansion and cranioplasty are recommended as components of an effective surgical approach.
Authors:
D D Nichols; A G Bottini
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of neurosurgery     Volume:  85     ISSN:  0022-3085     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Neurosurg.     Publication Date:  1996 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1996-08-19     Completed Date:  1996-08-19     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0253357     Medline TA:  J Neurosurg     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  170-3     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Affiliation:
General Surgery Service, Tripler Army Medical Center, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Ectodermal Dysplasia / diagnosis*,  surgery*
Follow-Up Studies
Humans
Infant, Newborn
Scalp / surgery*
Skin / pathology*
Tissue Expansion

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