Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome

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What is Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome?

Antiphospholipid syndrome, Hughes syndrome, or antiphospholipid antibody syndrome is a disorder that causes blood clots (thrombosis) to form in the arteries, veins, and vital organs.

What is it like to have Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome?

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, insomnia, fatigue, and pain) regardless of condition.
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What do patients take to treat Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome and its symptoms?

Treatments reported by members
Perceived effectiveness
Overall rating of side effects
# of Evaluations

These charts show data from Antiphospholipid syndrome patients’ latest treatment evaluations
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  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Who has Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome on PatientsLikeMe?

Age Proportion # of patients
<20 2
20s 21
30s 64
40s 89
50s 60
60s 28
70+ 2


Distribution of females vs. males

91% Females
9% Males
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 24
20-29 years 65
30-39 years 50
40-49 years 24
50-59 years 9
60-69 years 3
70+ years 0

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 224
Not Diagnosed 9

These charts show data from Antiphospholipid syndrome patients who have completed their condition history
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