Overview of Rheumatologic Disorders in Pregnancy

  • Jacob Antony Govt.Medical College, Trivandrum, Kerala, India
  • AV Anilkumar Govt.Medical College, Trivandrum, Kerala, India
Keywords: Rheumatology, Pregnancy, Antenatal Rheumatologic Condition, Pregnancy Complications

Abstract

Pregnancy can lead to remission and flare in rheumatological conditions. Rheumatological diseases in quiescent phase can be managed better in pregnancy without much complication. Rheumatoid arthritis and spondyloarthropathies got remission in pregnancy, and SLE and other rheumatological conditions get worsened. Most of the treatment regimes for rheumatic diseases are modified during pregnancy for better outcome in terms of foetus and mother health.

Author Biographies

Jacob Antony, Govt.Medical College, Trivandrum, Kerala, India

Additional Professor, Department of General Medicine

AV Anilkumar, Govt.Medical College, Trivandrum, Kerala, India

Assistant Professor, Department of General Surgery

Published
2019-03-25
How to Cite
Antony, J., & Anilkumar, A. (2019). Overview of Rheumatologic Disorders in Pregnancy. Kerala Medical Journal, 12(1), 16-21. Retrieved from https://www.keralamedicaljournal.com/index.php/KMJ/article/view/551
Section
Review Article