Neonatal Lupus Erythematosus

Joanna M. Burch, Lela A. Lee and William L. Weston

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Dermatology Nursing. 2002;14(3) 

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Clinical Manifestations

Distinctive, nonscarring skin lesions and heart block are the two most common manifestations of NLE. About half of the neonates with NLE will have cutaneous lesions, half will have CHB, and 10% will have both skin disease and heart block (Lee, 1993).

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