Chapter 27. Autoimmune Disease

  1. John T. Queenan MD Professor Chairman Emeritus3,
  2. John C. Hobbins MD Professor of Obstetrics4 and
  3. Catherine Y. Spong MD Chief5
  1. Charles J. Lockwood MD1 and
  2. Edmund F. Funai MD2

Published Online: 30 APR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444312904.ch27

Protocols for High-Risk Pregnancies, Fourth Edition

Protocols for High-Risk Pregnancies, Fourth Edition

How to Cite

Lockwood, C. J. and Funai, E. F. (2005) Autoimmune Disease, in Protocols for High-Risk Pregnancies, Fourth Edition (eds J. T. Queenan, J. C. Hobbins and C. Y. Spong), Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444312904.ch27

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Georgetown University School of Medicine, 3257 N Street NW, Washington, DC 20007, USA

  2. 4

    University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 4200 East 9th Avenue, B-198, Denver, CO 80262, USA

  3. 5

    National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Center for Developmental Biology and Perinatal Medicine, Pregnancy and Perinatology Branch, National Institutes of Health, 6100 Executive Bivd, Bethesda, MD 20892-7510, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Yale University School of Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, PO Box 208063, 333 Cedar Street, New Haven, CT 06520-8063, USA

  2. 2

    Yale University School of Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 550 First Avenue, New Haven, CT 06520-8063, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 APR 2009
  2. Published Print: 9 SEP 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405125796

Online ISBN: 9781444312904

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Keywords:

  • autoimmune disease;
  • polyarteritis nodosa (PAN);
  • intrauterine fetal demise (IUFD);
  • glomerulonephritis;
  • antiphospholipid antibody syndrome (APA Sx);
  • pregnancy-induced hypertension (PIH);
  • dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA);
  • non-reassuring fetal testing;
  • rheumatoid arthritis (RA), common autoimmune disease;
  • ankylosing spondylitis and seronegative arthropathy

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis

  • Scleroderma

  • Rarer Autoimmune Disorders

  • Suggested Reading