[Ischemic encephalopathy in primary antiphospholipid syndrome].

A 39-year-old man with livedo reticularis, optic neuropathy and acute ischemic encephalopathy (Sneddon's syndrome) had antiphospholipid antibodies. This primary antiphospholipid antibody syndrome was unsuccessfully treated by anticoagulation, corticosteroids and plasma exchanges. Despite a frank reduction of the circulating antibody titers after plasma… (More)