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sclerema neonatorum in Medicine

sclerema neonatorum

  1. Necrosis of subcutaneous fat appearing at birth or in early infancy as sharply demarcated indurated plaques, usually affecting the cheeks, buttocks, shoulders, and calves.adiponecrosis neonatorum subcutaneous fat necrosis of newborn
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