antiphospholipid-antibody syndrome

antiphospholipid-antibody syndrome

a disorder characterized by the presence of antiphospholipid antibodies in patients with arterial and venous thrombosis, and/or obstetric complications. Antiphospholipid antibodies are a wide and heterogeneous group of immunoglobulins that include, among others, lupus anticoagulants and anticardiolipin antibodies.
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The differential diagnosis of calciphylaxis includes antiphospholipid-antibody syndrome, warfarin-induced skin necrosis, purpura fulminans, microembolization, pyoderma gangrenosum, and necrotizing fasciitis.
Khamashta MA, Cuadrado MJ, Mujic F, et al: The management of thrombosis in the antiphospholipid-antibody syndrome.