Management of the High-Risk Lupus Pregnant Patient

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Abstract

Pregnancy in the lupus patient presents a unique clinical challenge. Pregnancy may interact with lupus nephritis and adds preeclampsia to the differential diagnosis of hypertension. Lupus may result in pregnancy loss, fetal growth restriction, and prematurity. The obstetric management of these complex issues is presented for the nonobstetrician.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)253-265
Number of pages13
JournalRheumatic Disease Clinics of North America
Volume33
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - May 1 2007

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Rheumatology

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