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Catastrophic Antiphospholipid Syndrome - MedlinePlus Genetics

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Last Updated: 10 January 2023

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Antiphospholipid syndrome

Antiphospholipid syndrome is a medical disorder that has an elevated risk of circulating abnormal blood clots that can block blood vessels. During pregnancy, women with antiphospholipid syndrome are at a greater risk of complications. Infants of mothers with antiphospholipid syndrome may be small and underweight at birth, but they may be small and underweight. A reduced number of cells involved in blood clotting called platelets, a red blood cell shortage due to premature death, and a purplish skin discoloration caused by abnormalities in the tiny blood vessels of the skin are among the common signs and symptoms of antiphospholipid syndrome that affect blood cells and vessels. systemic lupus erythematosus is one of many people with antiphospholipid syndrome who have other autoimmune disorders such as systemic lupus erythematosus. People with antiphospholipid syndrome have thromboses in numerous blood vessels around their body, but not always.

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