adiponecrosis neonatorum


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adiponecrosis

 [ad″ĭ-po-nĕ-kro´sis]
necrosis of fatty tissue.
adiponecrosis neonato´rum (adiponecrosis subcuta´nea) subcutaneous fat necrosis of newborn.

adiponecrosis neonatorum

Localized areas of death of fat cells occurring under the skin of healthy large babies born after prolonged labour.

adiponecrosis

necrosis of fatty tissue.

adiponecrosis neonatorum
induration of subcutaneous fat, thought to be caused by obstetric trauma, in the newborn. Called also adiposis subcutanea.