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The anti-phospholipid antibody syndrome in a 77 year old man with digital gangrene.
  1. S. W. Roche,
  2. D. C. Niriella,
  3. A. O'Mahoney,
  4. A. C. Cayley
  1. Department of Medicine for the Elderly, Central Middlesex Hospital, London, UK.


    A 77 year old man with digital gangrene of his left hand had anti-phospholipid antibodies, the lupus anticoagulant and antcardiolipin antibodies. This patient, as far as we are aware, is the first elderly person to present in such fashion with this uncommon syndrome.

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