Primary Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome and Libmann-Sachs Endocarditis
- Migraine, memory loss, and 'multiple sclerosis.' Neurological features of the antiphospholipid (Hughes') syndrome. Hughes, G.R.V. // Postgraduate Medical Journal;Feb2003, Vol. 79 Issue 928, p81
Describes the neurological features of the antiphospholipid syndrome, or Hughes' syndrome. Headache and migraine; Memory loss; Epileptic seizures; Stroke; Myelopathy; Multiple sclerosis; Chorea; Neuropathy; Behavioral disorders; Treatment; Research and speculation.
- Antiphospholipid (Hughes) syndrome: a review with update. // Journal of Cutaneous Medicine & Surgery;Sep/Oct2004, Vol. 8 Issue 5, p371
Discusses the abstract of the study "Antiphospholipid (Hughes) Syndrome: A Review With Update," by A.N. Malaviya.
- primary antiphospholipid antibody syndrome. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p1892
A definition of the medical term "primary antiphospolipid antibody syndrome," which refers to the syndrome that occurs in the absence of other rheumatologic disorders, is presented.
- Antiphospholipid antibody syndrome a potential threat. Vaphiades, Michael S. // Ophthalmology Times;8/1/2001, Vol. 26 Issue 15, p14
Focuses on antiphospholipid antibody syndrome (APS) manifests as recurrent fetal losses, thrombocytopenia and venous and arterial thrombosis. Information on the antibodies of patients with APS; Difference of primary APS from catastrophic APS; Ophthalmologic involvement in APS.
- Evaluation of clinical and laboratory features of antiphospholipid syndrome: a retrospective study of 637 patients. Solt�sz, P; Veres, K; Lakos, G; Kiss, E; Muszbek, L; Szegedi, G // Lupus;2003, Vol. 12 Issue 4, p302
We retrospectively analysed the data of 1519 antiphospholipid antibody (APLA) positive patients between 1986 and 1999. Among them 637 were considered to have antiphospholipid syndrome (APS) based on the 1999 preliminary classification criteria, while 704 patients had no clinical signs of the...
- The Catastrophic Antiphospholipid Syndrome -- Multiorgan Failure Associated with Antiphospholipid Antibodies: A Review. Merrill, Joan T.; Asherson, Ronald A. // Current Medical Literature: Rheumatology;2007, Vol. 26 Issue 2, p33
The article discusses the clinical characteristics of the catastrophic antiphospholipid syndrome (CAPS). According to the author, the primary manifestations of CAPS include small vessel vascular occlusions affecting the organs and manifestations of the systemic inflammatory response syndrome....
- Treatment of the Antiphospholipid Syndrome. Lockshin, Michael D.; Erkan, Doruk // New England Journal of Medicine;9/18/2003, Vol. 349 Issue 12, p1177
Editorial. Discusses the definition and treatment of the antiphospholipid syndrome. Clinical complexity of the syndrome; Confusion regarding autoantigens and criteria for classification; Stratification of risks and treatment options; Discrepant treatment recommendations; Canadian study using...
- Aortic thrombosis in antiphospholipid syndrome. Letang, E.; Rodríguez-Carballeira, M.; Muchart, J.; Torres, J.; de Echagüen, A. Ochoa; Garau, J. // Lupus;2005, Vol. 14 Issue 4, p336
Presents a letter to the editor commenting on thrombotic manifestations that are the clinical hallmark of antiphospholipid syndrome.
- Valvular Heart Disease in the Primary Antiphospholipid Syndrome. Galve, Enrique; Ordi, Josep; Barquinero, Jordi; Evangelista, Arturo; Vilardell, Miquel; Soler-Soler, J. // Annals of Internal Medicine;2/15/92, Vol. 116 Issue 4, p293
Deals with a study which determined the prevalence of cardiac valvular involvement in patients with the primary antiphospholipid syndrome. Association of antiphospholipid antibodies with several diseases; Types of patients with whom valvular involvement is frequently found; Details of patient...