pemphigus gangrenosus

der·ma·ti·tis gan·gre·no·sa in·fan·tum

a bullous or pustular eruption, of uncertain origin, followed by necrotic ulcers or extensive gangrene in children under 2 years of age; if untreated, death may result from hematogenous infection, such as liver abscess.

pemphigus gangrenosus

An older term variously defined as:
(1) Dermatitis gangrenosa infantum, see there;
(2) Bullous impetigo of the newborn, see there;
(3) Cutaneous necrosis.

bul·lous im·pe·ti·go of new·born

(bul'ŭs im-pĕ-tī'gō nū'bōrn)
Disseminated bullous lesions appearing soon after birth, caused by infection with Staphylococcus aureus.
Synonym(s): impetigo neonatorum (2) , pemphigus gangrenosus (2) .

der·ma·ti·tis gan·gre·no·sa in·fan·tum

(dĕr'mă-tī'tis gang-grē-nō'să in-fan'tŭm)
A bullous or pustular eruption, of uncertain origin, followed by necrotic ulcers or extensive gangrene in children younger than 2 years of age; if untreated, death may result from hematogenous infection, such as liver abscess.
Synonym(s): pemphigus gangrenosus (1) .