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Lupoid sclerosis: a possible pathogenetic role for antiphospholipid antibodies.
  1. E N Harris,
  2. A E Gharavi,
  3. C G Mackworth-Young,
  4. B M Patel,
  5. G Derue,
  6. G R Hughes


    The case of a 45-year-old woman is described who developed transverse myelitis over a one-year period. Serological tests suggested a lupus-like illness. Antibodies to cardiolipin of the IgM class were detected in high titres in her serum. These may have played a part in the pathogenesis of her disease.

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