ASPD Quiz Case 12
One week old infant presented with discrete annular plaques which started from the face at day 2 of life and subsequently became generalised. Clinically, he was well and active. Vital signs were stable with no remarkable systemic findings. Mother had 2 first trimester miscarriages but is otherwise well. Mother’s antenatal history was uneventful.
1. What is the important diagnosis you would want to exclude?
Neonatal Lupus Erythematosus
Annular Erythema of Infancy
Erythema Chronicum Migrans
Extensive Tinea Corporis
2. What would be your next step of management?
Give oral antihistamine and oral corticosteroids
Perform specific IgE test to determine the cause
Perform a skin biopsy immediately
Commence broad spectrum antibiotics
Take mother’s and baby’s blood for anti-nuclear antibodies
3. What is the next important potential association you need to exclude?
Other Autoimmune Conditions
Complete Heart Block
All of the above
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