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)
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Tel: 0300 323 9943
Children & young people Antiphospholipid Syndrome (Riley Children's Health, U.S.)
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Online resources

Information about the COVID-19 virus for people with APS (APS Support UK)
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Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS) (NHS Choices)
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"Hughes Syndrome: simple to treat but all too often ignored" (Daily Telegraph, February 2009)
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 Living with a condition (The Brain Charity)

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.