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Antiphospholipid Syndrome Treatment

The treatment of antiphospholipid antibody syndrome depends on the presence of symptoms and relative risk for venous or arterial thrombosis. Some may require no treatment, or nothing more than aspirin. In others, antiphospholipid antibody syndrome is treated with anticoagulants such as heparin and Coumadin.

Treatment of antiphospholipid antibody syndrome includes:

Antiphospholipid Syndrome Specialist

Physicians from the following specialties evaluate and treat antiphospholipid antibody syndrome:

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Last Updated: Sep 22, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Antiphospholipid Syndrome References
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