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J Perinatol. 1993 Jan-Feb;13(1):22-7.

A case of aplasia cutis congenita in dizygotic twins.

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Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta Hospital, Edmonton, Canada.

Abstract

We report a newborn infant with extensive aplasia cutis congenita of the flanks and thighs, associated with a co-twin fetus papyraceus. DNA restriction fragment polymorphism analysis of the twins proved dizygosity. The association of these two conditions in twins is reviewed.

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8445443
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