What is the prognosis of EGPA (Churg-Strauss syndrome)?

Updated: Dec 02, 2020
  • Author: Spencer T Lowe, MD; Chief Editor: Herbert S Diamond, MD  more...
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Overall, without treatment, the 5-year survival rate in EGPA is about 25%. With treatment, the 1-year survival rate is 90% and the 5-year survival rate is 62%. [3, 23]

The principal causes of morbidity and mortality in EGPA are myocarditis and myocardial infarction secondary to coronary arteritis. [24]   Other causes of death associated with EGPA include the following:


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