ASH evidence-based guidelines: should asymptomatic patients with antiphospholipid antibodies receive primary prophylaxis to prevent thrombosis?


A 35-year-old female presents with a prolonged activated partial thromboplastin time (aPTT) on routine testing, which is found to be due to a lupus anticoagulant. She has no medical issues, no personal or family history of thrombosis, no history of pregnancy loss, and no symptoms suggestive of an underlying rheumatologic disorder. She is a non-smoker and… (More)
DOI: 10.1182/asheducation-2009.1.247


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