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journal article 
Author(s):
Seifert, Christian L; Kowarik, Markus C; Thürmel, Klaus; Berthele, Achim; Prothmann, Sascha; Wunderlich, Silke 
Title:
Rapidly progressive intracranial artery stenosis in primary antiphospholipid syndrome. 
Abstract:
Antiphospholipid antibody syndrome (APS) is usually a disease of young adults. In elderly stroke patients APS was not associated with progressive intracerebral stenosis in the past. Here, we report a 65-year-old patient who presented with recurrent ischemic strokes associated with progressive stenosis of the right middle cerebral artery. Antiphospholipid antibodies were detected and treatment with plasma exchange, tapered steroids, and anticoagulants was successful. This case demonstrates that A...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Annals of clinical and translational neurology 
Year:
2015 
Journal volume:
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
780-2 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
2328-9503 
TUM Institution:
Abteilung für Nephrologie; Abteilung für Neuroradiologie