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Neonatal Lupus Syndromes

Purpose:

To identify features of the neonatal lupus syndrome in an affected infant.

Specialty:

Immunology/Rheumatology

Objective:

risk factors, clinical diagnosis, including family history for genetics, imaging studies, laboratory tests, complication detection, prevention

ICD-10:

L93

Description:

Neonatal Lupus Syndromes result from the transfer of maternal autoantibodies across the placenta to the fetus. The syndrome may range from asymptomatic to serious cardiac conduction abnormalities with intrauterine fetal demise.

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