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Subcutaneous fat necrosis after moderate therapeutic hypothermia in neonates.

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Therapeutic moderate hypothermia in newborns with hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy is rapidly becoming standard clinical practice. We report here 12 cases of subcutaneous fat necrosis among 1239 cases registered with a national registry of newborns treated with moderate whole-body hypothermia. All the infants suffered from perinatal asphyxia and hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy. Moderate-to-severe hypercalcemia was identified in 8 of 10 infants with blood calcium measurements. In all cases the ...

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10.1542/peds.2010-3508

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NPEU
Role:
Author
Journal:
Pediatrics
Volume:
128
Issue:
2
Pages:
e450-e452
Publication date:
2011-08-05
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EISSN:
1098-4275
ISSN:
0031-4005
URN:
uuid:1d165169-bfe0-42c2-b9ee-1e15bc73265e
Source identifiers:
236814
Local pid:
pubs:236814

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