Childhood stroke and lupus anticoagulant

Judyann C. Olson, Richard J. Konkol, Joan C. Gill, William B. Dobyns, Bruce M. Coull

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Abstract

Despite extensive evaluation, the cause of many childhood ischemic strokes remains unexplained. Two children are reported with stroke and lupus anticoagulant. Both had family members with features of the antiphospholipid antibody syndrome. Children with unexplained ischemic stroke should be evaluated for lupus anticoagulant and anticardiolipin antibodies.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)54-57
Number of pages4
JournalPediatric Neurology
Volume10
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 1994

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    Olson, J. C., Konkol, R. J., Gill, J. C., Dobyns, W. B., & Coull, B. M. (1994). Childhood stroke and lupus anticoagulant. Pediatric Neurology, 10(1), 54-57. https://doi.org/10.1016/0887-8994(94)90068-X