Pathology findings in preterm placentas of women with autoantibodies: a case-control study.

@article{Locatelli2002PathologyFI,
  title={Pathology findings in preterm placentas of women with autoantibodies: a case-control study.},
  author={A. F. Locatelli and Luisa Patan{\`e} and Alessandro Ghidini and Elisabetta Marinetti and Andrea Zagarella and John Christopher Pezzullo and Anna Cappellini},
  journal={The journal of maternal-fetal & neonatal medicine : the official journal of the European Association of Perinatal Medicine, the Federation of Asia and Oceania Perinatal Societies, the International Society of Perinatal Obstetricians},
  year={2002},
  volume={11 5},
  pages={339-44}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the placental histopathology findings in women with systemic lupus erythematosus or antiphospholipid syndrome delivered preterm. METHODS We performed a case-control study comparing clinical outcomes and placental histopathology of 18 consecutive singleton pregnancies with systemic lupus erythematosus (n = 9) or antiphospholipid syndrome (n = 9) delivered between 24 and 37 weeks, and 54 controls matched for gestational age and type of preterm delivery (spontaneous or… CONTINUE READING