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Antiphospholipid antibodies in healthy pregnant women.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9031374     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
This article discusses the prevalence and clinical significance of antiphospholipid antibodies (aPL) in the normal, healthy pregnant population. Although an increased risk for adverse fetal outcome has been shown in a small subset of this population, most pregnancies in aPL-positive mothers have successful outcomes. We review the variations in aPL levels during pregnancy and consider screening strategies and therapeutic interventions in healthy aPL-positive pregnant women.
A Lynch; R Silver; W Emlen
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Rheumatic diseases clinics of North America     Volume:  23     ISSN:  0889-857X     ISO Abbreviation:  Rheum. Dis. Clin. North Am.     Publication Date:  1997 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1997-04-15     Completed Date:  1997-04-15     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8708093     Medline TA:  Rheum Dis Clin North Am     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  55-70     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Medicine, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Antibodies, Antiphospholipid / blood*
Pregnancy / immunology*
Pregnancy Complications / immunology*
Pregnancy Outcome
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Antibodies, Antiphospholipid

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