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Antiphospholipid syndrome

Other Names for this Disease
  • Antiphospholipid antibody syndrome
  • APS
  • Familial antiphospholipid syndrome
  • Hughes syndrome
  • Lupus anticoagulant, familial
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  • Can you provide me with the latest figures for patients with antiphospholipid syndrome in the United States and in the United Kingdom, as well as the percentage of the world population affected by this condition?
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  • Have there been any trials involving plasma exchange to treat antiphospholipid antibody syndrome? Have any benefits or pitfalls been identified? Click here for answer

  • Can lupus, antiphospholipid syndrome, and ITP antibodies occur together? How is this treated? Click here for answer