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Sneddon syndrome

Introduction: Sneddon syndrome

Description of Sneddon syndrome

Sneddon syndrome (medical condition): A rare progressive inherited disorder involving the blood vessel...more »

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Sneddon syndrome: A systemic non-inflammatory arteriopathy primarily of middle-aged females characterized by the association of livedo reticularis, multiple thrombotic CEREBRAL INFARCTION; CORONARY DISEASE, and HYPERTENSION. Elevation of antiphospholipid antibody titers (see also ANTIPHOSPHOLIPID SYNDROME), cardiac valvulopathy, ISCHEMIC ATTACK, TRANSIENT; SEIZURES; DEMENTIA; and chronic ischemia of the extremities may also occur. Pathologic examination of affected arteries reveals non-inflammatory adventitial fibrosis, thrombosis, and changes in the media. (From Jablonski, Dictionary of Syndromes & Eponymic Diseases, 2d ed; Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p861; Arch Neurol 1997 Jan;54(1):53-60).
Source: MeSH 2007

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Sneddon syndrome: Rare Disease


Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when if affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Sneddon syndrome as a "rare disease".

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Sneddon syndrome as a Disease

Sneddon syndrome (medical condition): See Sneddon Syndrome (disease information).
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