Sclerema neonatorum


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an affection characterized by a peculiar hardening and rigidity of the cutaneous and subcutaneous tissues in the newly born. It is usually fatal. Called also skinbound disease.

See also: Sclerema

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Sclerema neonatorum co-existing with SCFNN has also been reported previously.
Its clinical manifestation is very similar to the sclerema neonatorum whereas basic treatment method is about the same.
Sclerema neonatorum is a very rare panniculitis affecting primarily ill preterm neonates in the first week of life.