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How does antiphospholipid antibody syndrome cause miscarriage?

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Dr. William Boelter
Obstetrics and Gynecology 49 years experience
Autoimmune: Apl syndrome is an autoimmune disease in the same general catagory as lupus. It causes abnormal blood clotting , and attacks the body to disrupt normal funtion. Not only does it affect early pregnancy but women's spllens have been removed during a pregnancy to try to keep from pg loss. You need expert maternal-fetal doctor care before and during the pg!

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