Pregnancy in a patient with SLE should be considered high risk by definition.
Reference1. Ling N, Lawson E, von Scheven E. Adverse pregnancy outcomes in adolescents and young women with systemic lupus erythematosus: a national estimate. Pediatr Rheumatol Online J. 2018;16:26. doi: 10.1186/s12969-018-0242-0.
Ling and colleagues at University of California San Francisco found that young women and adolescents with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) have a higher rate of adverse outcomes during pregnancy than women in the general population.
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