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Causes of Neonatal lupus

List of causes of Neonatal lupus

Following is a list of causes or underlying conditions (see also Misdiagnosis of underlying causes of Neonatal lupus) that could possibly cause Neonatal lupus includes:

  • The mother produces autoantibodies against Ro (SSA), La (SSB), and/or U1-RNP, and they are passively transported across the placenta. The presence of maternal anti-SSA/Ro and anti-SSB/La antibodies increases the risk of bearing infants with NLE
  • Mothers of patients with NLE may have defined or undifferentiated autoimmune disorders, such as SLE, SS, UAS, or RA

Neonatal lupus: Related Medical Conditions

To research the causes of Neonatal lupus, consider researching the causes of these these diseases that may be similar, or associated with Neonatal lupus:

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

Neonatal lupus: Causes and Types

Causes of Broader Categories of Neonatal lupus: Review the causal information about the various more general categories of medical conditions:

Neonatal lupus as a complication of other conditions:

Other conditions that might have Neonatal lupus as a complication may, potentially, be an underlying cause of Neonatal lupus. Our database lists the following as having Neonatal lupus as a complication of that condition:

Related information on causes of Neonatal lupus:

As with all medical conditions, there may be many causal factors. Further relevant information on causes of Neonatal lupus may be found in:


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