[Antiphospholipid syndrome].

  title={[Antiphospholipid syndrome].},
  author={Josiane Arvieux and {\'E}ric Hachulla},
  journal={Annales de cardiologie et d'angeiologie},
  volume={51 3},
Since 1987 the antiphospholipid syndrome has been recognized as a major cause of acquired thrombophilia, whether it is associated with systemic lupus erythematosus or occurs as a free-standing syndrome (primary form). This autoimmune condition associates in young patients recurrent thrombosis (both venous and/or arterial) and/or a variety of obstetric complications with the persistent presence of antiphospholipid antibodies (aPL). These traditionally comprise anticardiolipin antibodies and… CONTINUE READING


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