Neonatal lupus raises more issues

April 1, 2004

Washington - Cutaneous lesions are common in infants with neonatal lupus erythematosus (NLE) and may have life-long sequelae. However, the most worrisome associations are its noncutaneous features and the increased risks for a mother to develop an autoimmune disorder herself, said Amy S. Paller, M.D., at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology.

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