Symmetric Truncal Aplasia Cutis Congenita following Multifetal Reduction of a Sextuplet Pregnancy

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Abstract

Aplasia cutis congenita (ACC) in a symmetric, stellate pattern on the trunk or extremities is classically associated with a fetus papyraceus. We report symmetric truncal ACC in a neonate born of a sextuplet pregnancy that had been reduced to twins. This case highlights truncal ACC as a consequence of modern reproductive medicine.

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