Hughes Syndrome: The Clinical Features

  • Graham Hughes
  • Shirish Sangle


The major clinical features are thrombosis – both in veins and in arteries, (the latter distinguishing Hughes Syndrome from most other prothrombotic disorders) – and recurrent pregnancy loss. The myriad of clinical features follow on from this tendency to “sticky blood!”.


Pulmonary Hypertension Nephrotic Syndrome Memory Loss Recurrent Pregnancy Loss Recurrent Pulmonary Embolism 
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© Springer-Verlag London Limited 2012

Authors and Affiliations

  • Graham Hughes
    • 1
  • Shirish Sangle
    • 2
  1. 1.The London Lupus CentreLondon Bridge HospitalLondonUK
  2. 2.Louise Coote Lupus UnitSt Thomas’ HospitalLondonUK

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