Neonatal antiphospholipid syndrome
Synonyms: Neonatal Hughes syndrome | Neonatal antiphospholipid antibody syndrome
Neonatal antiphospholipid syndrome is a rare secondary neonatal autoimmune disease characterized by single or recurrent episodes of venous arterial or mixed thrombosis in a neonate whose mother does not have antiphospholipid syndrome manifestations. Patients present positive antiphospholipid antibodies and may have additional abnormalities associated (e.g. cardiac valve disease livedo reticularis thrombocytopenia nephropathy neurological manifestations).
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Orphadata: Free access data from Orphanet. © INSERM 1999. Available on http://www.orphadata.org. Data version December 2023
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