Pregnancy outcome in women with systemic lupus erythematosus.

  title={Pregnancy outcome in women with systemic lupus erythematosus.},
  author={Martin L. Gimovsky and Miguel Montoro and Richard H. Paul},
  journal={Obstetrics and gynecology},
  volume={63 5},
Systemic lupus erythematosus has a predilection for women of childbearing age and may potentially complicate pregnancy. Poor pregnancy outcome in women with systemic lupus erythematosus has been principally ascribed to the presence of renal involvement. Maternal risks have been more difficult to evaluate because of the unpredictable nature of the disease and limited individual experience. The present study reports the outcome of 108 pregnancies in 39 women affected by systemic lupus… CONTINUE READING