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Revista Médica de Risaralda

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CALVO-BETANCOURT, Lauren S; BOLIVAR-MEJIA, Adrián; ALARCON OLAVE, Camila  and  CONTRERAS-GARCIA, Gustavo Adolfo. Autoimmune Recurrent Abortion. Revista médica Risaralda [online]. 2014, vol.20, n.2, pp.107-113. ISSN 0122-0667.

Normal development of the pregnancy involves a number of immunological changes that allow harmonic fetal development. In women with recurrent pregnancy loss several etiologies have been implicated as triggers of such losses; autoimmune factor is nowadays playing an increasingly more important roll. In this article, based on a systematic search of information, are exposed in details the immunological aspects of normal pregnancy, as well as the immune alterations that occur in women with recurrent abortion. In addition, a diagnostic guidance is made and the various therapeutic options used are pointed out, emphasizing the need to establish standardized protocols for the management of this entity

Keywords : Habitual abortion; autoimmunity; antibodies antiphospholipid; pregnancy; pregnancy outcome.

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