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Lupus

Lupus

07/28/2000

Question:

Why do lupus women have misscarrgeds.

Answer:

Lupus patients have miscarriages most likely as a result of having the antiphospholipid syndrome. This syndrome is characterized by the presence of antibodies to phospholipid although the exact mechanism is unknown.

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Response by:

Anne-Barbara Mongey, MD
Formerly, Director, Arthritis Clinic, Univerity Hospital
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati