Disorders of Subcutaneous Tissue in the Newborn

Susan J. Bayliss, Roy Colven

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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationHarper's Textbook of Pediatric Dermatology
Subtitle of host publicationThird Edition
PublisherWiley Blackwell
Number of pages5
ISBN (Print)9781405176958
StatePublished - May 24 2011


  • Benign symmetrical lipomatosis - large lipomas on trunk and extremities
  • Complications, hyper- or hypocalcaemia - nephrocalcinosis, hypertriglyceridaemia
  • Disorders of subcutaneous tissue - in the newborn
  • Lesions of SFN, freely mobile - not attached to deeper structures
  • Pedal papule aetiology - of infancy, unknown
  • Pedal papules of infancy
  • Sclerema neonatorum (SN), taut, non-oedematous - rapidly spreading
  • Sclerematous skin in neonate - described by usembenzius
  • Subcutaneous fat necrosis (SFN) - cutaneous disorder in first months of life
  • Subcutaneous fat necrosis with ulceration

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Bayliss, S. J., & Colven, R. (2011). Disorders of Subcutaneous Tissue in the Newborn. In Harper's Textbook of Pediatric Dermatology: Third Edition (Vol. 1, pp. 1-5). Wiley Blackwell. https://doi.org/10.1002/9781444345384.ch7