adiponecrosis subcutanea neonatorum

adiponecrosis subcutanea neonatorum

an abnormal dermatological condition of the newborn characterized by patchy areas of hardened subcutaneous fatty tissue and a bluish red discoloration of the overlying skin. The lesions, often a result of manipulation during delivery, spontaneously resolve from days to several weeks without scarring. Also called pseudosclerema, subcutaneous fat necrosis.