disseminated cutaneous gangrene

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.
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disseminated cutaneous gangrene

Uncertain; possible modern translations of this antiquated term include dermatitis gangangrenosa infantum or staphylococcal scalded skin syndrome.
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