What are the phases 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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Eosinophilic granulomatosis with polyangiitis (EGPA) has three phases, as follows:

  1. Allergic rhinitis and asthma
  2. Eosinophilic infiltrative disease (eg, eosinophilic pneumonia or gastroenteritis)
  3. Systemic medium- and small-vessel vasculitis with granulomatous inflammation

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