What is the focus of the clinical history for suspected aplasia cutis congenita (ACC)?

Updated: Jul 31, 2018
  • Author: Joy Wan, MD, MSCE; Chief Editor: William D James, MD  more...
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History should include a review of maternal medications and infections such as varicella or herpes simplex viruses during the pregnancy. Because some forms of aplasia cutis congenita (ACC) are inherited, a thorough family history is important.


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