• Graham Hughes


Most of our early work in describing the anti phospholipid syndrome (APS) came from studies of a disease called Lupus. Lupus is a disease in which the immune system goes into “over-drive” and produces a huge variety of excess antibodies. Lupus is a common and important disease, mainly affecting young women, and seen in almost every country in the world. Once thought rare, it is now recognised as a major disease, commoner than, for example, multiple sclerosis or leukaemia, and in some countries, overtaking rheumatoid arthritis in prevalence.


Arthritis Neuropathy Phosphol 


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© Springer-Verlag London 2001

Authors and Affiliations

  • Graham Hughes
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  1. 1.St Thomas’ HospitalLondonUK

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