Arch Dermatol 1986 Dec;122(12):1417-9
Arch Kinderheilkd 1971 May;183(1):5-22
Pediatr Dermatol 1987 Aug;4(2):112-22
Department of Pathology, Micheal Reese Hospital and Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60616.
Sclerema neonatorum and subcutaneous fat necrosis are rare disorders affecting the panniculus of the newborn. This review attempts to put into perspective their similarities and differences in light of historical, biochemical, pathologic, and etiologic considerations. Recent therapeutic modalities and the prognosis are discussed. Read More
J Perinatol 2008 Jul 27;28(7):453-60. Epub 2008 Mar 27.
Department of International Health, International Center for Advancing Neonatal Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA.
Objective: To review published literature on sclerema neonatorum (SN) in order to clarify its clinical presentation, histological features and management compared with two other diseases: subcutaneous fat necrosis of the newborn (SCFN) and scleredema.
Study Design: PubMed database was searched using the key words Sclerema neonatorum. A total of 55 articles from peer-reviewed journals were reviewed and summarized. Read More
Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 1994 Jan;148(1):61-2
Department of Dermatology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Calif.