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By Ricard Cervera, Gerard Espinosa, Munther Khamashta MD FRCP PhD
Antiphospholipid syndrome is an autoimmune disorder that factors irregular blood clots. it truly is now famous as a huge reason for universal stipulations, together with stroke, middle assault, miscarriage, epilepsy and reminiscence loss and as such is gaining popularity in all branches of medication, from obstetrics to cardiology, from psychiatry to orthopedics.
This ebook offers an summary of our present figuring out of this significant ailment. It comprises the most recent info at the new pathogenetic mechanisms concerned in addition to medical manifestations in either ''the thrombotic” and ''non-thrombotic” manifestations of this crucial affliction.
* complete overview of this significant disease
* comprises details on cures to be had
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Antiphospholipid Syndrome in Systemic Autoimmune Diseases by Ricard Cervera, Gerard Espinosa, Munther Khamashta MD FRCP PhD