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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An investigation of sclerema neonatorum with special reference to the chemistry of the subcutaneous tissues.
Miscellaneous Kasabach-Merritt phenomenon Purpura fulminans Kawasaki disease Sclerema neonatorum Erythromelalgia Other
Sclerema neonatorum is another rare condition characterized by diffuse hardening of the skin affecting infants up to 4 months of age with severe underlying disease and systemic symptoms.