sclerema neonatorum


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sclerema neonatorum

[sklə′rē·mə ‚ne·ə·nə′tȯr·əm]
(medicine)
A disease of the newborn, particularly the premature or the undernourished, dehydrated, and debilitated, characterized by waxy-white hardening of subcutaneous tissue.
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Only one case of breast abscess was seen and it appeared on the 7th day, while one case of sclerema neonatorum was seen on 2nd day.
The day of appearance of Miliaria crystalline, Bullous impetigo, Oral candidiasis, Breast abscess and Sclerema neonatorum was similar to earlier studies (Smith 1965, Hodgman 1971, Rudoy 1975, Atherton 1992, Wagner 1995).
Amongst the skin lesions which required treatment, only baby with sclerema neonatorum was treated in NICU.
An investigation of sclerema neonatorum with special reference to the chemistry of the subcutaneous tissues.
Sclerema neonatorum and subcutaneous fat necrosis of the newborn in the same infant.
We performed a literature search regarding the possible management of worsening sepsis with sclerema neonatorum. Both intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIG) and exchange transfusion (ET) were found to be of some benefits.
Sclerema neonatorum (SN) is a rare skin condition, the major manifestation of which is generalized hardening of skin and subcutaneous tissue of infants [1].
d) Sclerema neonatorum regarded as end stage of severe systemic disease, is an uncommon, life-threatening condition, usually of newborns, with a case-fatality rate ranging from 50 to 100 Percent .