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Catastrophic Antiphospholipid Syndrome - DOAJ

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Pontine Infarct as Initial Presentation of Catastrophic Antiphospholipid Syndrome in Systemic Lupus Erythematous

Antiphospholipid syndrome is an autoimmune disorder that often appears as an arterial or venous thrombosis affecting medium to large vessels with the presence of antiphospholipid antibodies. We present a case of extreme APLS in a young woman with underlying SLE who pleaded multiple cranial nerve palsies due to bilateral pontine infarct, and then developed deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism during the course of the illness.

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