Subcutaneous fat necrosis in two newborns treated with induced hypothermia.

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Subcutaneous fat necrosis (SCFN) is a rare cutaneous disorder of the newborn occurring in full-term or post-mature neonates who experienced a perinatal distress (3). SCFN is a transient condition of unknown origin. (6). Two cases of SCFN possibly favored by induced hypothermia were reported.

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