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Name  Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
Related to/Also known as  Hughes Syndrome
Sticky Blood Syndrome
Symptoms of Antiphospholipid Syndrome
APS is sometimes called 'sticky blood syndrome'. This is because people with it have an increased tendency to form clots in blood vessels (also known as thromboses). Any blood vessel can be affected including the veins and the arteries.
Useful national contacts APS Support UK (formerly Hughes Syndrome Foundation)
Link opens in new window www.aps-support.org.uk/index.php
Tel: 0300 323 9943
Online resources  Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS) (NHS Choices)
Link opens in new window www.nhs.uk/Conditions/hughes-syndrome/Pages/Introduction.aspx
Our resources

The library at the Brain Charity has a range of resources on Antiphospholipid Syndrome and on a wide range of disability related issues.

Antiphospholipid Syndrome Visit our library to read our copy of the Arthritis Research Campaign's booklet 'Antiphospholipid Syndrome'.