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Cutaneous neonatal lupus erythematosus
  1. C V Krishna
  1. Correspondence to Dr C Vijay Krishna, Department of Dermatology, Narayana Medical College & PG Research Institute, Nellore 524002, India; vijay_postgradmed{at}

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An 8-week-old Indian boy presented with a 7-day history of multiple ‘ring-like’ lesions on the face and scalp. The boy was born at term following an uncomplicated pregnancy. Examination of the lesions revealed multiple annular, round erythematous macules and plaques (figure 1). The boy was otherwise doing well. Complete blood count, infectious disease screen, liver enzymes, echocardiography and electrocardiography were normal. However, his …

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  • Competing interests None.

  • Patient consent Obtained.

  • Ethics approval This study was conducted with the approval of the Narayana Medical College and Hospital, Nellore, India.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.