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PO.8.182 Pregnancy outcome in saudi women with systemic lupus erythematosus
  1. I Al-Homood and
  2. A Alserehi
  1. King Fahad Medical City ~ Riyadh ~ Saudi Arabia


Objective To assess the pregnancy outcomes in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) and the characteristics of our patients at the time of pregnancy as well as their outcomes.

Methods Retrospective study for 86 pregnancies of SLE patients from 2019–2021 in king Fahad medical city was performed. Descriptive analysis was used.

Results 86 patients were included. 74 (86%) patients have disease more than 6 months. Preeclampsia was diagnosed in 12 patients; premature delivery occurred in 13 patients (15.1%), intrauterine growth retardation occurred in 11 patients (12.7%). 26 (30%) patients had abortions and 3 patients had stillbirth. 26 (30%) patients had cesarean sections and 35 (40%) patients delivered with normal spontaneous delivery. 7 patients (8.14%) had disease flares during pregnancy. One death occurred.

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Conclusion Our study provides data on clinical, laboratory, therapeutic and outcome features of pregnancies of Saudi lupus patients.

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