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CASE REPORT
Comparing APLS and oranges: caution with the use of direct-acting oral anticoagulants (DOACs) instead of warfarin in the treatment of antiphospholipid syndrome (APLS)
  1. Matthew Benger,
  2. Jasper Vink,
  3. Luke Blagdon Snell and
  4. Karen Breen
  1. Guy’s and Saint Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK
  1. Correspondence to Dr Luke Blagdon Snell, luke.snell{at}nhs.net

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  • Contributors MB contributed to sections on background, case presentation and differential diagnosis. Involved in redrafting of all sections. JV contributed to sections on case presentation, investigations and treatment. Involved in redrafting of all sections. LBS reviewed patient, contributed to sections on the case presentation, investigations, treatment and discussion. KB consultant clinician responsible for haematological management of case, provided advice regarding rationale of haematological management for case report.

  • Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

  • Patient consent for publication Obtained.

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  • Contributors MB contributed to sections on background, case presentation and differential diagnosis. Involved in redrafting of all sections. JV contributed to sections on case presentation, investigations and treatment. Involved in redrafting of all sections. LBS reviewed patient, contributed to sections on the case presentation, investigations, treatment and discussion. KB consultant clinician responsible for haematological management of case, provided advice regarding rationale of haematological management for case report.

  • Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

  • Patient consent for publication Obtained.

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