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Pregnancy outcome in patients with adult onset Still's disease.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15517651     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Pregnancy outcome of patients with adult onset Still's disease (AOSD) has not been addressed. We report the maternal and fetal morbidity of 5 pregnancies from 3 Chinese patients with AOSD and review another 17 pregnancies from 14 patients reported in the English literature. Nine patients had their first manifestation in the 5th to 6th gestational month. Disease relapse in patients with known AOSDoccurred most commonly in the post-partum period. Most did not respond satisfactorily to nonsteroidal antiinflammatory agents alone, but responded to administration of corticosteroids, especially in high doses.
Authors:
Mo Yin Mok; Yi Lo; Pik Yiu Leung; Chak Sing Lau
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of rheumatology     Volume:  31     ISSN:  0315-162X     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Rheumatol.     Publication Date:  2004 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2004-11-01     Completed Date:  2005-02-01     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7501984     Medline TA:  J Rheumatol     Country:  Canada    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  2307-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Anti-Inflammatory Agents / therapeutic use
Female
Humans
Prednisolone / therapeutic use
Pregnancy
Pregnancy Complications*
Pregnancy Outcome*
Still's Disease, Adult-Onset / complications*,  drug therapy
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Anti-Inflammatory Agents; 50-24-8/Prednisolone

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