My 4 year old was born with cutis aplasia and has had two surgeries to correct scar tissue on her skull. She is now having difficulty at daycare. She will have days with 4 to 5 time outs a day. She spits at her teacher, kicks, throws things, hits and pinches. She does this not only with the teacher but her classmates. She will have days where she will not have one time out and act absolutely perfect. We are to the point where the bad days are outweighing the good. Could the cutis aplasia have anything to do with the behavioral problem?
Aplasia cutis, as you know, is an embryonic developmental defect. Now, by itself it would not be a cause of the problems you describe. But, it is often seen in association with other conditions, and this might be the case with your daughter. The way to ascertain this is to have her seen for a developmental evaluation, which will pinpoint her status in the various domains of development.
Copyright 1994-2016 MedHelp International. All rights reserved.
MedHelp is a division of Aptus Health.
This site complies with the HONcode standard for trustworthy health information.
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. Med Help International, Inc. is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.