Aplasia cutis congenita is present at birth and is characterized by small midline posterior ulcers of the scalp that heal with scarring. A significant number of cases have been reported in families; the cases appear to be of autosomal dominant inheritance. This paper highlights the genetic aspect of the disease by presenting three observed cases in three successive generations of one family.
Fisher M, Schneider R. Aplasia Cutis Congenita in Three Successive Generations. Arch Dermatol. 1973;108(2):252–253. doi:10.1001/archderm.1973.01620230048016
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