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Aplasia cutis congenita. Case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8683269     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
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.
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    
General Surgery Service, Tripler Army Medical Center, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Ectodermal Dysplasia / diagnosis*,  surgery*
Follow-Up Studies
Infant, Newborn
Scalp / surgery*
Skin / pathology*
Tissue Expansion

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