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Do infectious diseases trigger antiphospholipid syndrome ?

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Dr. Tracy Lovell
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology

In brief: In theory

In theory if you have preexisting antiphospholipid antibodies, a major infection such sepsis can trigger these antibodies to cause clotting events.

In brief: In theory

In theory if you have preexisting antiphospholipid antibodies, a major infection such sepsis can trigger these antibodies to cause clotting events.
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