The antiphospholipid syndrome: when does the presence of antiphospholipid antibodies require therapy?

Abstract

To avoid wasting healthcare resources through overinvestigation in otherwise healthy people, it is important to remember that antiphospholipid antibodies (ie, lupus anticoagulant and anticardiolipin antibody) often do not signify clinical disease. However, when features of the antiphospholipid syndrome (APS) are also present, serious thrombosis may be… (More)

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