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What is anti-phospholipid syndrome (aps)?

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Dr. R. Wayne Inzer
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Abnormal antibodies

It is the presence of one or more abnormal antibodies against your own body.
It can result in thrombsis (blood clots in a blood vessel) and recurrent loss of pregnancies. It has been successfully treated resulting in full term pregnancies, but needs early diagnosis and intervention. Most would recommend you not use oral contraceptives because of risk of a blood clot.

In brief: Abnormal antibodies

It is the presence of one or more abnormal antibodies against your own body.
It can result in thrombsis (blood clots in a blood vessel) and recurrent loss of pregnancies. It has been successfully treated resulting in full term pregnancies, but needs early diagnosis and intervention. Most would recommend you not use oral contraceptives because of risk of a blood clot.
Dr. R. Wayne Inzer
Dr. R. Wayne Inzer
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Dr. Jack Mutnick
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology

In brief: APS

Is an autoimmune, hypercoagulable state caused by antibodies against ?2 glycoprotein i that provokes blood clots in both arteries and veins.

In brief: APS

Is an autoimmune, hypercoagulable state caused by antibodies against ?2 glycoprotein i that provokes blood clots in both arteries and veins.
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Dr. Jack Mutnick
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