What is the mortality and morbidity of EGPA (Churg-Strauss syndrome)?

Updated: Dec 24, 2018
  • Author: Spencer T Lowe, MD; Chief Editor: Herbert S Diamond, MD  more...
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The principal causes of morbidity and mortality in EGPA are myocarditis and myocardial infarction secondary to coronary arteritis. [18] With treatment, the 1-year survival rate is 90% and the 5-year survival rate is 62%. [3, 19]


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