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A Case of New-Onset Dermatomyositis in the Second Trimester of Pregnancy: A Case Report and Review of the Literature

Table 2

Pregnancy outcomes in active and inactive DM.

Pregnancy outcomesDisease activity during pregnancy valueOR (95% CI)
Active () (%)Inactive () (%)
(1 pair of twins)

Healthy9 (42.8)22 (66.7)NS0.38 (0.12–1.16)
Premature birth 5 (23.8)1 (3.0)0.02810.00 (1.08–92.94)
IUGR1 (4.8)2 (6.1)NS0.78 (0.07–9.12)
Abortion4 (19)7 (21.2)NS0.87 (0.22–3.44)
Stillbirth1 (4.8)0 (0)NS
Neonatal death1 (4.8)1 (3.0)NS1.60 (0.10–27.04)
Total fetal loss6 (28.6)8 (24.2)NS1.25 (0.36–4.31)

Chi-square or Fisher’s exact test used where appropriate. is considered to be statistically significant.
Sum of the abortions, stillbirths, and neonatal deaths.
DM, dermatomyositis; OR, odds ratio; NS, not significant; IUGR, intrauterine growth restriction.

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