Systemic lupus erythematosus and pregnancy: A conundrum

Pandey, Deeksha and Shetty, Jyothi and Kumar, Pratap and Ramkumar, Vani (2008) Systemic lupus erythematosus and pregnancy: A conundrum. Asian Journal of Obs & Gynae Practice. pp. 38-42.

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Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is a multi systemautoimmune disorder that predominantly affects young , women. While not all of the problems of pregnancy with lupus have been solved, pregnancies are possible and reasonable outcome can be anticipated if diagnosed timely arid managed properly. Once pregnancy has occurred the diagnosis of SLE may be missed, but if a high index of suspicion can be entertained for this rare disease, as the three case reports demonstrate; better treatment can be offered to the patient.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Medicine > KMC Manipal > Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Depositing User: KMC Library
Date Deposited: 13 Oct 2015 09:25
Last Modified: 13 Oct 2015 09:25

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