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Title The antiphospholipid syndrome II : autoimmune thrombosis / editors, Ronald A. Asherson [and others]
Edition 1st ed
Published Amsterdam ; Boston : Elsevier, 2002


Description 1 online resource (xvii, 457 pages) : illustrations
Contents Front Cover; The Antiphospholipid Syndrome II: Autoimmune Thrombosis; Copyright Page; Preface; Editor biography; List of Contributors; Contents; Part I: History and Epidemiology of the Antiphospholipid Syndrome (Editor: Ronald A. Asherson); Part II: Immunology and Pathophysiology of the Antiphospholipid Syndrome (Editor: Yehuda Shoenfeld); Part III: Clinical Features in the Antiphospholipid Syndrome (Editor: Ricard Cervera); Part IV: Management and Prognosis of the Antiphospholipid Syndrome (Editor: Jean-Charles Piette); Part V: Appendix; Subject Index
Summary This book provides the reader with a comprehensive overview of the Antiphospholipid syndrome. One of the most important advances in rheumatology and connective tissue diseases of the last decade. It provides an explanation for many previously undefined conditions with no clear pathogenesis encompassing all subspeculations in internal medicine as well as obstetrics. Clotting problems leading to strokes and myocardial infarctions (in younger people) as well as a large variety of other syndromes such as chorea, hyproadrenalism, pulmonary problems are now being understood
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Antiphospholipid syndrome.
Phospholipid antibodies.
Antiphospholipid Syndrome -- pathology
Antiphospholipid Syndrome
Antibodies, Antiphospholipid
Antiphospholipid Syndrome -- diagnosis
Antiphospholipid Syndrome -- therapy
Lupus Coagulation Inhibitor
MEDICAL -- Immunology.
Phospholipid antibodies.
Antiphospholipid syndrome.
Form Electronic book
Author Asherson, Ronald A.
ISBN 9780444509871
Other Titles Antiphospholipid syndrome 2
Antiphospholipid syndrome two