Aplasia cutis congenita usually occurs on the midline of the posterior scalp, and the customary natural course is uneventful healing with the formation of either an atrophic or hypertrophic scar. This communication presents an additional 15 cases, emphasizes the usual absence of serious sequelae other than an occasional unsightly scar, notes some previously undescribed associated conditions, records three further instances of familial involvement, and discusses cosmetic management, including successful employment of punch-graft hair transplants.
Deeken JH, Caplan RM. Aplasia Cutis Congenita. Arch Dermatol. 1970;102(4):386-389. doi:10.1001/archderm.1970.04000100034008