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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Goldman
55 years experience Rheumatology
Transient-permanent: Some of the transient problems can reverse but are still serious. The rash can resolve, low platelets can improve but the heartblock can be permanent ... Read More

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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Goldman
55 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: Neonatal lupus depends on antibodies transfered across the placenta to the baby. Sometimes the mother has the antibodies but does not have clinical ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
48 years experience Rheumatology
Very rare!: Few neonates will ever have lupus, but maternal antibodies can enter via placenta and also breast milk. Particularly with women who are ss-a antibody ... Read More
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Dr. John Goldman
55 years experience Rheumatology
Lupus mother antibo: Neonatal lupus is lupus in the newborn. There are a variety of manifestations that can include a characteristic rash, a low platelet count, a heart ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Goldman
55 years experience Rheumatology
Reversible: Since it is due to igg antibodies that come across the placenta, these eventually disappear after about six months. This some of the symptoms such as ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Fried
36 years experience General Practice
Baby Lupus: Neonatal lupus erythematosus presents in infants, most often girls, born to mothers who carry the ro/ssa antibody. Neonatal lupus can cause a decrease ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Rothschild
48 years experience Rheumatology
Spectrum, but: Spectrum of lupus damage, but heart block esp to be considered.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Not usually: It will most often resolve on its own.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Goldman
55 years experience Rheumatology
It depends: Some mothers can have babies with neonatal lupus but the mohters were never aware that they had lupus because they did not have clinical lupus. Wh ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
No: No it is not.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Goldman
55 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: Neonatal lupus depends on antibodies transfered across the placenta to the baby. Sometimes the mother has the antibodies but does not have clinical ... Read More

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