Hypocomplementemia correlates with intrauterine growth retardation in systemic lupus erythematosus.

@article{Kobayashi1999HypocomplementemiaCW,
  title={Hypocomplementemia correlates with intrauterine growth retardation in systemic lupus erythematosus.},
  author={Nobumichi Kobayashi and Hideto Yamada and Tatsuro Kishida and Emi Hirayama Kato and Yasuhiko Ebina and Noriaki Sakuragi and G. Kobashi and Akito Tsutsumi and Seiichiro Fujimoto},
  journal={American journal of reproductive immunology},
  year={1999},
  volume={42 3},
  pages={153-9}
}
PROBLEM The aim of this study was to elucidate fetomaternal risks in systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE)-complicated pregnancy. METHOD OF STUDY Pregnancy course, complications, and fetal outcome in 82 pregnancies of 55 patients with SLE were investigated. RESULTS These 82 pregnancies resulted in 14 fetal losses and 66 live births. Without clinical manifestation of SLE-flare, 4 of 8 patients who had low serum complement activity during the pregnancies delivered small-for-date neonates. The… CONTINUE READING

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