Antiphospholipid syndrome

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Antiphospholipid syndrome

Synonyms: APLS | Antiphospholipid antibody syndrome | Classic APLS | Classic antiphospholipid syndrome | Hughes syndrome

A rare systemic autoimmune disease characterized by hypercoagulability with vascular thrombosis and in women pregnancy morbidity (miscarriages severe pre-eclampsia placental insufficiency) in the presence of serum antiphospholipid antibodies such as lupus anticoagulant anticardiolipin antibodies and anti-beta2-glycoprotein 1 antibodies.

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