A1 Journal article – refereed
Malignant hypertension and antiphospholipid antibodies as presenting features of SLE in a young woman using oral contraceptives

List of Authors: Julkunen H, Kaaja R, Jouhikainen T, Teppo AM, Friman C
Publication year: 1991
Journal: British Journal of Rheumatology
Journal name in source: British journal of rheumatology
Journal acronym: Br J Rheumatol
Volume number: 30
Issue number: 6
ISSN: 0263-7103

A 24-year-old woman developed malignant hypertension while on oral contraceptives (OCs). She was found to have incomplete systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) with DNA antibodies and high levels of antiphospholipid antibodies (APLA). She later developed SLE and has had three miscarriages and a cerebellar infarction.

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