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Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome

  • Thomas G. DeLougheryEmail author
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Abstract

This chapter reviews antiphospholipid antibody syndrome (APLA) – its features, diagnosis, and therapy. Manifestations of APLA including stroke, venous thrombosis, thrombocytopenia, and pregnancy complications are discussed.

Keywords

Antiphospholipid antibodies Anticardiolipin antibodies Lupus inhibitor Catastrophic APLA syndrome Hexagonal phospholipid assay 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Division of Hematology/Medical Oncology, Department of Medicine, Pathology, and PediatricsOregon Health & Sciences UniversityPortlandUSA

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