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November 21, 1977

Familial Lupus Erythematosus

JAMA. 1977;238(21):2294-2296. doi:10.1001/jama.1977.03280220062025

The child of a woman with discoid lupus erythematosus (DLE) had lesions of DLE develop at the age of 2 months. The original lesions persisted and new lesions continued to develop to date; the child is now 28 montns old. In a second child, now 11 months old, a probable lupus erythematosus rash developed at 1 week of age.

(JAMA 238:2294-2296, 1977)