Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome

Aaron E. Miller and Teresa M. DeAngelis

in Neuroimmunology

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Published in print December 2011 | ISBN: 9780199732920
Published online April 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199322862 | DOI:

Series: What Do I Do Now

Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome

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There can be considerable overlap between the neurological sequelae of antiphospholid antibody syndrome (ACAS) and multiple sclerosis, creating a frustrating diagnostic dilemma for clinicians. In this chapter, we review the common features and distinct clinical manifestations of ACAS as well as the diagnostic criteria for ACAS. In addition, we discuss the therapeutic consideration of antiplatelet or anticoagulant therapy.

Chapter.  1579 words. 

Subjects: Neurology

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