Current management of catastrophic antiphospholipid syndrome

  title={Current management of catastrophic antiphospholipid syndrome},
  author={Gerard Espinosa and Ricard Cervera},
The catastrophic variant of the antiphospholipid syndrome (APS) is the most severe form and is characterized by clinical evidence of multiple organ involvement developing over a short period of time, histopathological evidence of small vessel occlusions and laboratory confirmation of antiphospholipid antibodies (aPL) as assessed in 2003 in the international consensus statement on the classification criteria for this condition [1]. Recently, our group has updated the diagnostic algorithms of… CONTINUE READING