7. Disorders of Subcutaneous Tissue in the Newborn

  1. Alan D. Irvine MD, FRCPI, FRCP3,4,
  2. Peter H. Hoeger MD5,6 and
  3. Albert C. Yan MD, FAAP, FAAD7,8
  1. Susan J. Bayliss MD1 and
  2. Roy Colven MD2

Published Online: 24 MAY 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781444345384.ch7

Harper's Textbook of Pediatric Dermatology, Volume 1, 2, Third Edition

Harper's Textbook of Pediatric Dermatology, Volume 1, 2, Third Edition

How to Cite

Bayliss, S. J. and Colven, R. (2011) Disorders of Subcutaneous Tissue in the Newborn, in Harper's Textbook of Pediatric Dermatology, Volume 1, 2, Third Edition (eds A. D. Irvine, P. H. Hoeger and A. C. Yan), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444345384.ch7

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland

  2. 4

    Our Lady's Children's Hospital, Dublin, Ireland

  3. 5

    University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany

  4. 6

    Catholic Children's Hospital Wilhelmstift, Hamburg, Germany

  5. 7

    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA

  6. 8

    The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Division of Dermatology, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, USA

  2. 2

    Harborview Medical Center, Seattle, WA, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 24 MAY 2011
  2. Published Print: 3 JUN 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405176958

Online ISBN: 9781444345384

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Keywords:

  • disorders of subcutaneous tissue - in the newborn;
  • subcutaneous fat necrosis (SFN) - cutaneous disorder in first months of life;
  • sclerematous skin in neonate - described by Usembenzius;
  • lesions of SFN, freely mobile - not attached to deeper structures;
  • subcutaneous fat necrosis with ulceration;
  • complications, hyper- or hypocalcaemia - nephrocalcinosis, hypertriglyceridaemia;
  • Sclerema neonatorum (SN), taut, non-oedematous - rapidly spreading;
  • pedal papules of infancy;
  • pedal papule aetiology - of infancy, unknown;
  • benign symmetrical lipomatosis - large lipomas on trunk and extremities

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Subcutaneous fat necrosis

  • Sclerema neonatorum

  • Pedal papules of infancy

  • References