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Sobia Rubab
Madiha Naz
Nusrat Hussain Buzdar
Faiza Anam


Bart’s syndrome is described as absence of skin in a localized area by birth also called Aplasia cutis congenital type VI. It may be concomitant with any type of EB but the most common cases reported are allied with dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa (DEB dominant). The clinical presentation of this disease is that the areas of the body which are prone to injury area lacking skin e.g. hands and feet. Diagnosis is done by clinical examination and but for proper disease classification microscopic examination is required only symptomatic treatment is done.

Our case is of a neonate who presented with wide-denuded erythematous areas on the neck, upper and lower limbs. Clinical examination helped us to reach the final diagnosis that is Bart’s syndrome.

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Sobia Rubab, Naz M, Nusrat Hussain Buzdar, Faiza Anam. BART SYNDROME: CONGENITAL APLASIA CUTIS TYPE VI. J Postgrad Med Inst [Internet]. 2023 Mar. 1 [cited 2023 Sep. 21];37(1):76-8. Available from:
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Faiza Anam, Department of Dermatology, Nishter Medical University, Multan, Punjab- Pakistan.



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