Association of primary antiphospholipid syndrome with primary adrenal insufficiency

Gilberto González, Miguel Gutiérrez, Mireya Ortiz, Rafael Tellez, Fernando Figueroa, Sergio Jacobelli

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The association of primary adrenal insufficiency with antiphospholipid antibodies is usually reported in the context of adrenal thrombosis or hemorrhage. We describe a 35-year-old woman who developed a primary antiphospholipid syndrome (spontaneous abortion, thrombocytopenia, and cerebrovascular occlusion) in association with primary adrenal insufficiency without evidence of suprarenal hemorrhage or thrombosis.
Original languageAmerican English
Pages (from-to)1286-1287
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Rheumatology
Issue number7
StatePublished - 1 Aug 1996


  • Adrenal insufficiency
  • Anticardiolipin antibodies
  • Antiphospholip1d syndrome
  • Autoimmunity


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