Lupus anticoagulant

Lupus anticoagulant refers to an immunoglobulin that binds to phospholipids and proteins associated with cell membranes. The name lupus "anticoagulant" is in fact a misnomer where it is a prothrombotic agent. Patient's with lupus anticoagulant have a primary hypercoagulable state and are greater propensity for thrombosis.

Article information

rID: 66391
System: Haematology
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Lupus anticoagulant (LAC)

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Cases and figures

  • Case 1: with bithalamic infarction
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