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what are autoimmune diseases that causes blood clots in pregnancy?
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Maternal-Fetal Medicine 26 years experience
SLE, APLS.: Systemic lupus erythematosus and antiphospholipid antibody syndrome may cause unheralded blood clots during pregnancy. Both of these can lead to fetal wastage, pre-eclampsia, fetal growth restriction and stillbirth.
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Last updated Jun 28, 2012
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