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Descriptor English: Sclerema Neonatorum
Descriptor Spanish: Esclerema Neonatal
Descriptor Portuguese: Esclerema Neonatal
Descriptor French: Sclérème du nouveau-né
Tree number(s): C16.131.831.812
C16.614.810
C17.800.804.812
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012593
Scope note: A severe, sometimes fatal, disorder of adipose tissue occurring chiefly in preterm or debilitated infants suffering from an underlying illness and manifested by a diffuse, nonpitting induration of the affected tissue. The skin becomes cold, yellowish, mottled, and inflexible.
Annotation: a skin abnorm; adipose tissue dis in preterm or debilitated inf; do not use /congen & do not coord with INFANT, NEWBORN, DISEASES
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
DeCS ID: 12974
Unique ID: D012593
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2001/07/25
Sclerema Neonatorum - Preferred
Concept UI M0019540
Scope note A severe, sometimes fatal, disorder of adipose tissue occurring chiefly in preterm or debilitated infants suffering from an underlying illness and manifested by a diffuse, nonpitting induration of the affected tissue. The skin becomes cold, yellowish, mottled, and inflexible.
Preferred term Sclerema Neonatorum



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