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Sclerema Neonatorum

definition

A severe, sometimes fatal, disorder of adipose tissue occurring chiefly in preterm or debilitated infants suffering from an underlying illness and manifested by a diffuse, nonpitting induration of the affected tissue. The skin becomes cold, yellowish, mottled, and inflexible.

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Sclerema Neonatorum

UMLS

Disease, Underwood's, Sclerema adiposum, Sclerema Neonatorum, Sclerema, adiposum, Sclerema, neonatorum, Subcut fat necrosis of newborn, Subcutaneous fat necrosis of newborn, Underwood's disease

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