noun Pathology.

sclerosis, or hardening, especially of the skin.

Origin of sclerema

First recorded in 1855–60; scler- + (ed)ema Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

sclerema in Medicine




Induration of the subcutaneous fat.
Sclerema neonatorum.
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