Medical Definition of Sclerema neonatorum

1. A severe, sometimes fatal, disorder of adipose tissue occurring chiefly in preterm or debilitated infants suffering from an underlying illness and manifested by a diffuse, nonpitting induration of the affected tissue. The skin becomes cold, yellowish, mottled, and inflexible. (12 Dec 1998)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sclerema Neonatorum

scleral veins
scleralization
scleralizations
scleras
sclere
sclerectasia
sclerectomy
scleredema
scleredema adultorum
scleregenous
sclereid
sclereids
sclerema
sclerema adiposum
sclerema neonatorum (current term)
scleremas
sclerencephaly
sclerenchymas
sclerenchymatous
sclerenchyme
scleres
sclereskeleton
scleriasis
sclerite
sclerites
scleritic
scleritis
scleritises

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