Peripheral gangrene during infancy: A rare presentation of systemic lupus erythematosus

V. B. Shetty, S. Rao, P. N. Krishnamurthy, V. U. Shenoy

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An 11 month old boy presented with gangrene of the extremities. He was found to have positive nuclear antibodies and antibodies to double stranded DNA, and negative Ro and La antibodies. The infant was started on oral prednisolone, which was discontinued after six months. At one year of follow up he was asymptomatic, with negative nuclear antibodies and antibodies to double stranded DNA.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)335-336
Number of pages2
JournalArchives of Disease in Childhood
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 16-10-2001


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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