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Antibodies to phospholipid in alcoholic liver disease

BMJ 1994; 309 doi: (Published 29 October 1994) Cite this as: BMJ 1994;309:1161
  1. G Bird,
  2. P Mills,
  3. D Smith,
  4. J Runcie
  1. Gastroenterology Unit, Gartnavel General Hospital, Glasgow G12 0YN Department of Haematology, Stobhill General Hospital, Glasgow G21 3UW Broomhill Hospital, Glasgow G66 1RR

    EDITOR, - F Violi and colleagues report that a third of patients with cirrhosis of the liver had circulating antibodies to phospholipid (cardiolipin antibodies and lupus anticoagulant) and that the presence of antibodies to phospholipid is associated with an increased prevalence of splanchnic venous thrombosis.1 Some of …

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