hrp0092p1-210 | Fetal, Neonatal Endocrinology and Metabolism (to include Hypoglycaemia) (1) | ESPE2019
, Brandt Stephanie
, Wabitsch Martin
Background: Subcutaneous fat necrosis of the Newborn (SCFN) is a rare disease occurring in the first days of life. Characteristically the infants show hard nodules in subcutaneous tissue, purple or erythematous in color and appear on the upper back, cheeks, buttocks and limbs. In most cases SCFN is a self-limiting disease, as the nodules disappear in up to 6 months. A severe complication associated with SCFN is hypercalcemia. Pathophysiological mechanisms caus...