Spectrum of cardiac involvement in neonatal lupus.

  title={Spectrum of cardiac involvement in neonatal lupus.},
  author={Lisa Hornberger and N Al Rajaa},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of immunology},
  volume={72 3},
'Neonatal' lupus erythematosus (NLE) describes a clinical spectrum of cardiac and non-cardiac abnormalities observed in neonates and foetuses whose mothers have the auto-antibodies anti-SSA/Ro (anti-Ro) and anti-SSB/La (anti-La). Of the cardiac abnormalities, congenital AVB is the most common cardiovascular abnormality found in affected foetuses and infants. Many other cardiovascular manifestations of NLE have been more recently recognized including atrial and ventricular arrhythmias and other… CONTINUE READING


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