Cognitive deficits in patients with antiphospholipid syndrome: association with clinical, laboratory, and brain magnetic resonance imaging findings.

@article{Tektonidou2006CognitiveDI,
  title={Cognitive deficits in patients with antiphospholipid syndrome: association with clinical, laboratory, and brain magnetic resonance imaging findings.},
  author={Maria G. Tektonidou and Natassa Varsou and Grigorios Kotoulas and Anna P Antoniou and H M Moutsopoulos},
  journal={Archives of internal medicine},
  year={2006},
  volume={166 20},
  pages={2278-84}
}
BACKGROUND Antiphospholipid syndrome (APS) is a multisystem disorder characterized by arterial and venous thromboses, pregnancy morbidity, and various neuropsychiatric manifestations. Cognitive dysfunction in APS has been poorly recognized. We examined for the first time, to our knowledge, the presence of cognitive dysfunction in patients with APS and its association with clinical, laboratory, and cerebral magnetic resonance imaging characteristics. METHODS Sixty patients (39 with primary APS… CONTINUE READING