Lupus anticoagulants are usually found in persons with autoimmune diseases, such as systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE).  You can have Lupus Anticoagulants without having Lupus....read more.

Lupus anticoagulants are usually found in persons with autoimmune diseases, such as systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). You can have Lupus Anticoagulants without having Lupus....read more.

The most commonly discussed antiphospholipid antibodies associated with lupus are lupus anticoagulant (LA) and anticardiolipin antibody (aCL).

The most commonly discussed antiphospholipid antibodies associated with lupus are lupus anticoagulant (LA) and anticardiolipin antibody (aCL).

Lupus anticoagulants and antiphospholipid antibodies: MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia

Lupus anticoagulants and antiphospholipid antibodies: MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia

Lupus anticoagulant antibodies are one of the markers for antiphospholipid syndrome, a condition tied to recurrent pregnancy loss.

The Risk of Testing Positive for Lupus Anticoagulant Antibodies

Lupus anticoagulant antibodies are one of the markers for antiphospholipid syndrome, a condition tied to recurrent pregnancy loss.

Women who have clotting disorders like antiphospholipd syndrome, lupus anticoagulant or anticardiolipin antibody syndrome are at risk for recurrent pregnancy loss in the second trimester. The placentas of women with these conditions have been studied and multiple small clots were present.  The use of anticoagulant therapy (blood thinners) is being studied as treatment.  http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/1415304

Women who have clotting disorders like antiphospholipd syndrome, lupus anticoagulant or anticardiolipin antibody syndrome are at risk for recurrent pregnancy loss in the second trimester. The placentas of women with these conditions have been studied and multiple small clots were present. The use of anticoagulant therapy (blood thinners) is being studied as treatment. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/1415304

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