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Medical Term:

primary antiphospholipid syndrome

 

Definition: a thrombophilic state characterized by recurrent arterial and venous thrombosis, recurrent pregnancy loss, and the presence of circulating antiphospholipid antibodies (anticardiolipin and anti-ß2-glycoprotein I antibodies).

Synonym(s): Hughes syndrome

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