- Leandro Damiani,
- Fernanda Musa Aguiar,
- Mariana Vale Scribel da Silva,
- Mariya I Miteva,
- Giselle Martins Pinto
Skin Appendage Disord 2017 Jan 8;2(3-4):177-179. Epub 2016 Dec 8.
Hair and Scalp Diseases, Outpatient Clinic, Division of Dermatology, Santa Casa de Misericórdia, Porto Alegre, Brazil.
Aplasia cutis congenita (ACC) is a rare disease characterized by congenital absence of skin, affecting preferentially the scalp. Diagnosis is made clinically; however, recent studies have shown that dermoscopy can be a useful tool for the diagnosis and differentiation from sebaceous nevus. The clinical findings include a shiny atrophic alopecic patch associated with dermoscopic findings of absent follicular openings, thicker vessels and a distinct collar hypertrichosis. Read More