Saturday, October 1, 2016

Q: What is Sneddon syndrome?

Answer:  When patient develop CVA and found to have widespread livedo reticularis on physical exam, it is known as Sneddon syndrome.

Clinical significance: Patient probably has Anti-Phospholipid Syndrome proved otherwise.


Francès C, Piette JC. The mystery of Sneddon syndrome: relationship with antiphospholipid syndrome and systemic lupus erythematosus. J Autoimmun 2000; 15:139.

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