|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)
Tel: 0300 323 9943
|Online resources|| Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS) (NHS Choices)
The library at the Brain Charity has a range of resources on Antiphospholipid Syndrome and on a wide range of disability related issues.
Visit our library to read our copy of the Arthritis Research Campaign's booklet 'Antiphospholipid Syndrome'.