Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome (APS): Tests
(APS) is an . are a type of . They usually help defend the body against infections. In APS, however, the body makes antibodies that mistakenly – a type of .
About APS Diagnosis
Your doctor will diagnose (APS) based on your medical history and the results from .
A hematologist often is involved in the care of people who have APS. This is a doctor who specializes in diagnosing and treating diseases and disorders.
You may have APS and another , such as . If so, a doctor who specializes in that disorder also may provide .
Many that occur with APS also affect the , , or . specialize in treating these types of disorders.
Some people have APS but no signs or symptoms of the disorder. Having APS antibodies doesn’t mean that you have APS. To be diagnosed with APS, you must have APS antibodies and a history of health problems related to the disorder.
APS can lead to many health problems, including…