Catastrophic antiphospholipid syndrome (CAPS): update from the 'CAPS Registry'.

@article{Cervera2010CatastrophicAS,
  title={Catastrophic antiphospholipid syndrome (CAPS): update from the 'CAPS Registry'.},
  author={Ricard Cervera},
  journal={Lupus},
  year={2010},
  volume={19 4},
  pages={412-8}
}
Although less than 1% of patients with the antiphospholipid syndrome (APS) develop the catastrophic variant, its potentially lethal outcome emphasizes its importance in clinical medicine today. However, the rarity of this variant makes it extraordinarily difficult to study in any systematic way. In order to put together all of the published case reports as well as the new diagnosed cases from all over the world, an international registry of patients with catastrophic APS (CAPS Registry) was… CONTINUE READING

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