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Hematological Complications of Neonatal Lupus: Case Report and Review of the Literature.
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PMID:  23128336     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
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 neonatal lupus and an underappreciated cause of neonatal thrombocytopenia for the pediatric hematologist. We also review the hematological complications of neonatal lupus.
Mwe Mwe Chao; Lori Luchtman-Jones; Robert A Silverman
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-11-1
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of pediatric hematology/oncology     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1536-3678     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Pediatr. Hematol. Oncol.     Publication Date:  2012 Nov 
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Created Date:  2012-11-6     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9505928     Medline TA:  J Pediatr Hematol Oncol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
*Division of Pediatric Oncology, Children's National Medical Center, Center for Blood and Cancer Disorders of Northern Virginia, Fairfax, VA †Division of Hematology, Children's National Medical Center ‡Pasquerilla Healthcare Center, Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC.
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