Hematological complications of neonatal lupus: case report and review of the literature.


Neonatal thrombocytopenia is a common clinical problem and may be a result of maternal and/or fetal conditions. We present a young patient with thrombocytopenia as a result of neonatal lupus, a passively acquired autoimmune disease. The diagnosis was suspected on the basis of the presence of a facial rash. This case highlights the characteristic eruption of… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/MPH.0b013e3182755db8

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