Subcutaneous Fat Necrosis of the Newborn With Initial Hypocalcemia and Familial Recurrence: A Case Report.
J Cutan Med Surg 2017 Sep 1:1203475417733459. Epub 2017 Sep 1.
1 Division of Paediatric Medicine, Department of Paediatrics, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON, Canada.
Subcutaneous fat necrosis of the newborn (SFNN) is a rare disorder characterised by indurated plaques or nodules with or without erythema, typically distributed over the cheeks, extremities, posterior trunk, buttocks, and thighs, and appears during the first 2 weeks of life. It is commonly associated with perinatal asphyxia and, while usually self-limited, can lead to severe hypercalcemia. There is no known familial association. Read More