What is the prevalence of early pregnancy loss in women with rheumatoid arthritis (RA)?

Updated: May 11, 2018
  • Author: Katherine K Temprano, MD; Chief Editor: Christine Isaacs, MD  more...
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The miscarriage rate is comparable to that in the general population. In one study, within 1 year after miscarriage, the majority of patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) who continued trying to conceive achieved a pregnancy resulting in a live birth. [17]


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