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Cogan's syndrome: A new possible complication of antiphospholipid antibodies?

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A 55-year-old woman with a six-year history of Sjögren's syndrome (SS) and the positivity of IgG and IgM antiphospholipid antibodies (aPL) developed a sudden onset of sensorineural hearing loss associated with vertigo. This suggested the presence of an atypical Cogan's syndrome (CS), which might be a focal, neurological complication of aPL.

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Casoli, P., Tumiati, B. Cogan's syndrome: A new possible complication of antiphospholipid antibodies?. Clin Rheumatol 14, 197–198 (1995).

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Key words

  • Congan's Syndrome
  • Antiphospholipid Antibodies
  • Sjögren's Syndrome