scleroderma neonatorum

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Related to scleroderma neonatorum: sclerema neonatorum


(skler?a-der'ma) [Gr. skleros, hard, + derma, skin]
A chronic manifestation of progressive systemic sclerosis in which the skin is taut, firm, and edematous, limiting movement. sclerosis, progressive systemic; sclerodermatous, adjective

circumscribed scleroderma

Localized patches of linear sclerosis of the skin. There is no systemic involvement, and the course of the disease is usually benign.

scleroderma neonatorum

Sclerema neonatorum.