• Users Online: 1324
  • Print this page
  • Email this page
Year : 2023  |  Volume : 3  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 93-95

Bart Syndrome: A Deceptively Scary Presentation

Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy, Sardar Patel Medical College, Bikaner, Rajasthan, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Madhvi Trivedi
549, Shiva Nagar, Udaipur - 313 001, Rajasthan
Login to access the Email id

Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/ipcares.ipcares_19_23

Rights and Permissions

Background: Bart syndrome is one of the rarest forms of aplasia cutis congenita (ACC). Clinical Description: We report a sporadic case of a neonate presenting with the absence of skin on the lower limb, tense blisters on fingers, and nail dystrophy. Management: Clinical features and skin biopsy confirmed the diagnosis of Bart syndrome. The baby was given symptomatic treatment with regular antimicrobial dressing. Within 2 weeks, the defect healed with the formation of hypopigmented scar and milia. The bullous lesions also disappeared completely. Conclusion: Bart syndrome, which is a type of ACC, is an extremely rare occurrence. Although it has an extensive involvement, the lesions if superficial, limited to the epidermis, have a good prognosis. Conservative management is sufficient to cause healing within a short span of time.

Print this article     Email this article
 Next article
 Previous article
 Table of Contents

 Similar in PUBMED
   Search Pubmed for
   Search in Google Scholar for
 Related articles
 Citation Manager
 Access Statistics
 Reader Comments
 Email Alert *
 Add to My List *
 * Requires registration (Free)

 Article Access Statistics
    PDF Downloaded10    
    Comments [Add]    

Recommend this journal