primary antiphospholipid syndrome


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primary antiphospholipid syndrome (PAPS),

a thrombophilic state characterized by recurrent arterial and venous thrombosis, recurrent pregnancy loss, and the presence of circulating antiphospholipid antibodies (anticardiolipin and anti-β2-glycoprotein I antibodies).
Synonym(s): Hughes syndrome
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Bilateral Adrenal Infarction, Hypoadrenalism and Splinter Hemorrhages in The Primary Antiphospholipid syndrome.
1-3) However, the prevalence of iron deficiency anemia has never been investigated as it relates to primary antiphospholipid syndrome (PAPS).
Coexistence of primary antiphospholipid syndrome and protein S deficiency in a hispanic man with ischemic stroke.
Recurrent transverse myelitis in primary antiphospholipid syndrome -case report and literature review.
Cross-reactivity between anti-cardiolipin, anti-high-density lipoprotein and anti-apolipoprotein A-I IgG antibodies in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus and primary antiphospholipid syndrome.
Renal involvement in primary antiphospholipid syndrome.
NEW ORLEANS -- The live birthrate of neonates born to women with primary antiphospholipid syndrome has risen, and their complications stem mostly from prematurity.
Mycoplasma penetrans, a rare bacterium so far only found in HIV-infected persons, was isolated in the blood and throat of a non-HIV-infected patient with primary antiphospholipid syndrome (whose etiology and pathogenesis are unknown).
The term primary antiphospholipid syndrome was coined for this subset of patients.
If these antibodies are present in the absence of another recognizable autoimmune disease, the syndrome is known as primary antiphospholipid syndrome (PAS).
Intraalveolar pulmonary haemorrhage, an unusual manifestation of the primary antiphospholipid syndrome.
Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura with severe ADAMTS-13 deficiency in two patients with primary antiphospholipid syndrome.