Neonatal lupus erythematosus progressing into systemic lupus erythematosus. A 15 year follow-up

Br J Dermatol. 1979 Jul;101(1):81-6. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2133.1979.tb15297.x.


An infant with neonatal lupus erythematosus developed systemic lupus erythematosus at the age of 13. The clinical distinction between neonatal lupus erythematosus and familial lupus erythematosus may not be as clear cut as previously reported.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Female
  • Follow-Up Studies
  • Humans
  • Infant, Newborn
  • Infant, Newborn, Diseases / genetics*
  • Lupus Erythematosus, Systemic / genetics*
  • Pregnancy
  • Pregnancy Complications