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Antiphospholipid syndrome presenting as episodic limb ischaemia.
  1. R E Evans,
  2. M J Dillon,
  3. M Alfaham
  1. Department of Child Health, Llandough Hospital, South Glamorgan.


    A child presented with ischaemic episodes of his left leg from the age of 2 months. He was found to have raised anticardiolipin antibodies so was started on low dose aspirin. At a three year follow up he was asymptomatic with a normal anticardiolipin antibody level while taking aspirin daily, probably for life.

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