Turkish Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 1999 , Vol 2 , Num 1

Primer Antifosfolipid Sendromu-Bir Olgu Sunumu

Canan Çelik 1 ,Asuman Doğan 2 ,Mine Tezyürek 3 ,Aynur Karagöz 4
1 Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Bursa Şevket Yılmaz Education and Research Hospital, Bursa, Turkey
2 Ankara Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Training and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
3 Fizyomed Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Center, Ankara, Turkey
4 Sağlık Bakanlığı, Ankara Eğitim ve Araştırma Hastanesi, Fiziksel Tıp ve Rehabilitasyon Kliniği, Ankara, Türkiye

Antiphospholipid syndrome (APS) is a disorder of recurrent vascular thrombosis, fetal loss and thrombocytopenia associated with elevated levels of antiphospholipid antibodies. Many patients with APS have clinical and laboratory features found in other autoimmune diseases, particularly, SLE. The syndrome may also occur in the absence of such diseases as the primary APS. In this case report a case with cerebrovascular accident due to primary APS will be duscussed.

Keywords : Primary antiphospholipid syndrome, thrombosis, anticardiolipin antibodies, lupus anticoagülant, cerebrovascular accident.