Subcutaneous fat necrosis in newborn: case report

Sirin Mneimneh, Omar EL-Rajab, Mariam Rajab

Abstract


Subcutaneous fat necrosis of the new-born (SCFN) is an unusual form of panniculitis, with few cases described in medical literature. The disease affects new-borns at term or post-term, with normal general health. We describe a case of 5 day old new-born affected by the disease since birth. Also, we discuss diagnostic approach and the differential diagnosis.


Keywords


Subcutaneous fat necrosis (SCFN), Newborn

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