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Table 1 NLE features

From: Neonatal lupus erythematosus: a cutaneous cases based update

Cutaneous features

Transient dermatitis with characteristic rash periorbital lesions or angiomatous-like lesions

Hematological features

Hemolytic anemia, neutropenia, trombocytopenia

Liver features

Hepatic abnormalities such as cholestasis and cytolsis

Cardiac features

Congenital heart block, endocardial fibroelastosis and dilated cardiomyopathy

Neurological features

Subependymal pseudocysts and Subependymal hemorrhage


Basal cell vasculopathy and mononuclear cell infiltration

Laboratory tests

Anti-Ro/SSA or Anti La/SSB or U1-RNP antibodies in the mother and in the child