Case Rep Dermatol 2017 May-Aug;9(2):112-118. Epub 2017 Aug 3.
Dermatology Department, King Fahad Armed Force Hospital, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
Aplasia cutis congenita type VI, also known as Bart syndrome, is a rare genetic mechanobullous disorder characterized by congenital localized absence of skin, mucocutaneous blistering lesions, and nail abnormalities. We present the case of a 4-h-old male newborn who presented with complete absence of skin over the anteromedial aspect of both lower legs associated with nail dystrophy since birth. After a few days, he developed blisters that were consistent with epidermolysis bullosa in histopathological examination. Read More