Anderson — Novy Syndrome: Congenital Aplasia of the Skin, Cranial Bones in a Newborn

Authors

  • N.V. Lykhachova Kharkiv Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education, Kharkiv
  • A.I. Ekzarhova Kharkiv Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education, Kharkiv
  • O.S. Karatai Kharkiv Municipal Perinatal Center, Kharkiv
  • T.V. Soshko Kharkiv Municipal Perinatal Center, Kharkiv
  • V.V. Shilova Kharkiv Municipal Perinatal Center, Kharkiv
  • A.E. Zeinіieva Kharkiv Municipal Perinatal Center, Kharkiv

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.22141/2224-0713.7.77.2015.78153

Keywords:

Anderson — Novi syndrome (Campbell syndrome), aplasia of the skin, parietal bone, newborn, case study, treatment

Abstract

The paper presents a rare case of congenital aplasia of the skin and the two parietal bones in a full-term neonate born in Kharkiv and undergoing treatment in Kharkiv municipal perinatal center. In a male baby born by cesarean section, we have detected aplasia of the skin and the two parietal bones — Anderson — Novy Syndrome. Defect had irregular shapes and sizes 10 × 10 cm, with the absence of the epidermis, dermis, hair, and the two parietal bones.
The treatment is aimed at the prevention of meningoencephalitis, sepsis, improvement of cerebral circulation, neurotrophic processes and healing of the defect.

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Published

2015-12-01

Issue

Section

Orphan Diseases