Important hypercalcemia due to subcutaneous fat necrosis treated with pamidronate in an infant with severe hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy

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Pasqua Anna Quitadamo; Antonio Villani; Piero Paolo Cristalli; Marina Marinelli; Anita Riganti; Michele Bisceglia; Alberto Gatta;
(2016)
  • Publisher: Hygeia Press di Corridori Marinella
  • Journal: Journal of Pediatric and Neonatal Individualized Medicine (issn: 2281-0692)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.7363/050226
  • Subject: subcutaneous fat necrosis | hypercalcemia | pamidronate | hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy | Medicine | R | Pediatrics | RJ1-570

Subcutaneous fat necrosis (SCFN) of the newborn is an uncommon form of panniculitis that occurs after fetal distress and involves fatty areas during the first weeks of life. This rare disorder is generally self-limiting and undergoes complete regression. However, it can... View more
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