Autoimmun Rev 2023 Sep 14;22(11):103447. Epub 2023 Sep 14.
Department of Clinical Internal, Anesthesiological and Cardiovascular Sciences, Sapienza University of Rome, Viale del Policlinico 155, 00161 Rome, Italy. Electronic address:
Autoimmune diseases have specific pathophysiologic mechanisms leading to an increased risk of arterial and venous thrombosis. The risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE) varies according to the type and stage of the disease, and to concomitant treatments. In this review, we revise the most common autoimmune disease such as antiphospholipid syndrome, inflammatory myositis, polymyositis and dermatomyositis, rheumatoid arthritis, sarcoidosis, Sjogren syndrome, autoimmune haemolytic anaemia, systemic lupus erythematosus, systemic sclerosis, vasculitis and inflammatory bowel disease. Read More