Pregnancy outcome in women with rheumatoid arthritis before disease onset.

@article{Nelson1992PregnancyOI,
  title={Pregnancy outcome in women with rheumatoid arthritis before disease onset.},
  author={J. Lee Nelson and Lynda F. Voigt and Thomas D. Koepsell and C E Dugowson and Janet R. Daling},
  journal={The Journal of rheumatology},
  year={1992},
  volume={19 1},
  pages={18-21}
}
Pregnancy outcome before disease onset was evaluated for women with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and control women as part of a prospective case-control study of newly diagnosed RA. An analysis of women who were ever gravid revealed no statistically significant difference in any adverse pregnancy outcome between RA cases (n = 144) and controls (n = 605) including spontaneous abortions and stillbirths. Thus, in contrast to reports both of an increase of adverse pregnancy outcomes and a decrease in… CONTINUE READING