Antiphospholipid Syndrome and ThrombosisWARE BRANCH, D. MD; Eller, ALEXANDRA GROSVENOR MDClinical Obstetrics and Gynecology: December 2006 - Volume 49 - Issue 4 - p 861-874 doi: 10.1097/01.grf.0000211955.61121.3b Original Articles Abstract Author Information The antiphospholipid syndrome is an autoimmune condition in which venous or arterial thrombosis is a primary clinical feature. The other primary clinical feature is adverse pregnancy outcome, specifically recurrent miscarriage, fetal death, or preterm delivery due to severe preeclampsia or placental insufficiency. The diagnostic autoantibodies for antiphospholipid syndrome are lupus anticoagulant, anticardiolipin, or anti-β2-glycoprotein I. University of Utah Health Sciences Center and Intermountain Healthcare, Salt Lake City, Utah Correspondence: D. Ware Branch, MD, University of Utah School of Medicine, 30 North 1900 East, Room 2B200 SOM, Salt Lake City, UT 84132. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Copyright © 2006 Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. All rights reserved.