Name Hughes Syndrome
Related to/Also known as

Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)

Sticky Blood Syndrome

Symptoms 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 Hughes Syndrome Foundation
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Tel: 020 7188 8217
Online resources Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS) (NHS Choices)
Link opens in new window www.nhs.uk/Conditions/hughes-syndrome/Pages/Introduction.aspx
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Our resources The library at The Brain Charity has a range of reference resources on this condition and on a wide range of disability-related issues.