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An unusual complication of subcutaneous fat necrosis of the newborn.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22696743     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Subcutaneous fat necrosis (SCFN) is a well-described cause of subcutaneous calcification occurring in a young infant. Calcification of areas of fat necrosis in the neonate is a rare condition. In this case, the radiographic demonstration of soft-tissue calcification revealed the skin calcification in the absence of clinical signs of SCFN and without hypercalcaemia in the first 48 h of life.
Authors:
Kaltoum Alaoui; Sana Abourazzak; Abdellah Oulmaati; Moustapha Hida; Abdelhak Bouharrou
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2011-05-12
Journal Detail:
Title:  BMJ case reports     Volume:  2011     ISSN:  1757-790X     ISO Abbreviation:  BMJ Case Rep     Publication Date:  2011  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-06-14     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101526291     Medline TA:  BMJ Case Rep     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Mère-enfants Hospital, University Hospital Hassan II, Fez, Morocco.
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