This table lists symptoms that people with this disease may have. For most diseases, symptoms will vary from person to person. People with the same disease may not have all the symptoms listed. This information comes from a database called the Human Phenotype Ontology (HPO) . The HPO collects information on symptoms that have been described in medical resources. The HPO is updated regularly. Use the HPO ID to access more in-depth information about a symptom.
|Medical Terms||Other Names||
|80%-99% of people have these symptoms|
|Aplasia cutis congenita over the scalp vertex||0004471|
|Calvarial skull defect||
Skull defect[ more ]
|30%-79% of people have these symptoms|
Open skin sore
|5%-29% of people have these symptoms|
|Abnormality of bone mineral density||0004348|
|Prolonged bleeding time||0003010|
Webbed toes[ more ]
|Percent of people who have these symptoms is not available through HPO|
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If you can’t find a specialist in your local area, try contacting national or international specialists. They may be able to refer you to someone they know through conferences or research efforts. Some specialists may be willing to consult with you or your local doctors over the phone or by email if you can't travel to them for care.
You can find more tips in our guide, How to Find a Disease Specialist. We also encourage you to explore the rest of this page to find resources that can help you find specialists.
Related diseases are conditions that have similar signs and symptoms. A health care provider may consider these conditions in the table below when making a diagnosis. Please note that the table may not include all the possible conditions related to this disease.
Conditions with similar signs and symptoms from Orphanet
Differential diagnoses include traumatic lesions, localized scalp infections, dermoid cyst (facial, cervical, nasal or involving the central nervous system), isolated encephalocele, meningocele and nodular neuronal heterotopia. As the child grows and scarring occurs, sebaceous nevus, nevus psiloliparus, localized scleroderma and other types of cicatricial alopecia should be considered. Hypertrophic scars can be mistaken for scalp tumors. ACC can occur in association with inherited epidermolysis bullosa and with epidermal and organoid nevi (didymosis aplasticosebacea). It may also form part of numerous syndromes including: chromosomal abnormalities (mainly trisomy 13), Adams-Oliver syndromes, Johanson-Blizzard, SCALP syndrome, focal facial dermal dysplasia, oculocerebrocutaneous syndrome, scalp-ear-nipple syndrome, Toriello-Lacassie-Droste syndrome, aplasia cutis congenita-intestinal lymphangiectasia syndrome, aplasia cutis-myopia syndrome, cutis verticis gyrata-thyroid aplasia-intellectual disability syndrome, and others.
Visit the Orphanet disease page for more information.
Research helps us better understand diseases and can lead to advances in diagnosis and treatment. This section provides resources to help you learn about medical research and ways to get involved.
Support and advocacy groups can help you connect with other patients and families, and they can provide valuable services. Many develop patient-centered information and are the driving force behind research for better treatments and possible cures. They can direct you to research, resources, and services. Many organizations also have experts who serve as medical advisors or provide lists of doctors/clinics. Visit the group’s website or contact them to learn about the services they offer. Inclusion on this list is not an endorsement by GARD.
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