B-cell depletion therapy and pregnancy outcome in severe, refractory systemic autoimmune diseases.

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OBJECTIVE To study the pregnancy outcome following Rituximab treatment before conception in patients with refractory autoimmune rheumatic diseases. METHODOLOGY Five women with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) and 1 woman with ANCA positive vasculitis fulfilling the respective ACR classification criteria were studied retrospectively when they became… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jaut.2013.03.001

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