Sclerema neonatorum

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Sclerema neonatorum
SpecialtyPediatrics Edit this on Wikidata

Sclerema neonatorum is a rare and severe skin condition that is characterized by diffuse hardening of the subcutaneous tissue with minimal inflammation.[1][2] It usually affects premature, ill newborns. Prognosis is poor.

Minimal inflammation helps distinguish sclerema neonaturum from subcutaneous fat necrosis of the newborn.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ William D. James, Timothy G. Berger; et al. (2006). Andrews' Diseases of the Skin: clinical Dermatology. Saunders Elsevier. p. 490. ISBN 978-0-7216-2921-6.
  2. ^ Rapini, Ronald P.; Bolognia, Jean L.; Jorizzo, Joseph L. (2007). Dermatology: 2-Volume Set. St. Louis: Mosby. pp. 1515, 1524, 1525. ISBN 978-1-4160-2999-1.

External links[edit]

Classification
External resources