Sneddon's syndrome


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Sneddon's syndrome

[sned′ənz]
Etymology: Ian Bruce Sneddon, English dermatologist, b. 1915
a rare condition in which cerebral arteriopathy and ischemia are accompanied by diffuse noninflammatory livedo reticularis.
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Sneddon's Syndrome is a systemic disease characterized by livedo reticularis and cerebrovascular lesions.
The patient was diagnosed with Sneddon's syndrome based on historical, clinical and laboratory findings and antiaggregant therapy was initiated.
In this case report, we aimed to discuss clinical manifestations, pathological findings in the skin lesions and neuroradiological findings in a patient with antiphospholipid-antibody-negative Sneddon's syndrome and wanted to share our treatment approach.
Key words: Sneddon's Syndrome, generalized livedo reticularis, cerebrovascular lesion, autoantibodies
A case of Sneddon's syndrome with positive ANA and Anti-cardiolipin antibodies: Primary antiphospholipid syndrome?
Sneddon's syndrome (livedo reticularis and cerebrovascular lesions) with antiphospholipid antibodies and severe dementia in a young man: a case report 1994; 89:143-146.
Gradually progressive dementia without discrete cerebrovascular events in a patient with Sneddon's syndrome.
Tests showed Vicky was suffering from a rare and previously undiagnosed condition called Sneddon's syndrome, which means her blood clots more easily, putting her at a higher risk of a stroke.