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What is Neonatal lupus?

What is Neonatal lupus?

  • Neonatal lupus: Neonatal lupus erythematosus (NLE) is a rare disorder caused by the transplacental passage of maternal autoantibodies. The most common clinical manifestations are cardiac, dermatologic, and hepatic. Some infants may also have hematologic abnormalities.

Neonatal lupus: Introduction

Types of Neonatal lupus:

Broader types of Neonatal lupus:

How many people get Neonatal lupus?

Prevalance of Neonatal lupus: very rare
Prevalance of Neonatal lupus: Neonatal lupus is very rare, and most infants of mothers with SLE are entirely healthy. (Source: excerpt from Handout on Health Systemic Lupus Erythematosus: NIAMS)

How serious is Neonatal lupus?

Complications of Neonatal lupus: see complications of Neonatal lupus

What causes Neonatal lupus?

Causes of Neonatal lupus: see causes of Neonatal lupus

What are the symptoms of Neonatal lupus?

Symptoms of Neonatal lupus: see symptoms of Neonatal lupus

Complications of Neonatal lupus: see complications of Neonatal lupus

Onset of Neonatal lupus: The onset of NLE occurs between birth and a few months of life

Neonatal lupus: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Neonatal lupus.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Neonatal lupus.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Neonatal lupus: Rheumatologist, Neonatologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Neonatal lupus.
Treatments for Neonatal lupus: see treatments for Neonatal lupus
Research for Neonatal lupus: see research for Neonatal lupus

Name of Neonatal lupus

Main name of condition: Neonatal lupus

Neonatal lupus: Related Conditions

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Neonatal lupus:

  • Lupus
  • Pregnancy
  • Hypoxic ishemic encephalopathy
  • Bacterial meningitis/sepsis
  • Stroke
  • Cerebral dysgenesis
  • Electrolyte disturbances

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