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Antiphospholipid syndrome (phospholipid antibody syndrome or Hughes syndrome) is an immune system disorder characterized by excessive blood clotting and/or pregnancy complications (premature miscarriages, unexplained fetal death, or premature birth) and the presence of antiphospholipid antibodies (cardiolipin or lupus anticoagulant antibodies) in the blood. Treatment focuses on preventing clotting by thinning the blood with the use of anticoagulants and aspirin.

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Terms related to Antiphospholipid Syndrome:

  • Anticardiolipin Antibody
  • Cardiolipin Antibody
  • Hughes Syndrome
  • Lupus Anticoagulant
  • Phospholipid Antibody Syndrome