Table 1

 Summary of patients with systemic vasculitis who also had a definite (Sapporo criteria) diagnosis of antiphospholipid syndrome

DVT, deep vein thrombosis; CVA, cardiovascular accident; PE, pulmonary embolism.
164MPolyarteritis nodosaIgA >160 U/ml multiple occasionsMultiple venous thrombotic eventsLifelong warfarin
252FRelapsing polychondritisIgG >16 U/ml multiple occasionsBilateral deep vein thromboses (no other cause found)Lifelong warfarin
356MWegener’s granulomatosisIgM up to 70 IU/ml multiple occasionsDVT × 1 (no other cause found)Lifelong warfarin
456FChurg-Strauss syndromeMultiple positivesThrombotic CVA (no other cause found)Lifelong warfarin
564MUnclassified systemic diseaseIgG × 2DVT and PEStarted warfarin, died on ITU
671FGiant cell arteritis (29 μ/ml, 17 μ/ml)IgM × 2Thrombotic CVALifelong warfarin
760FChurg-Strauss syndromeMultiple positivesThrombotic CVALifelong warfarin
855MLimited Wegener’s granulomatosisIgM > 17 U/mlThrombotic microangiopathy on renal biopsy
939FTakayasu’s diseaseIgG 10.4 U/mlMultiple positivesrecurrent abortions (4) and one intrauterine deathAspirin 75 mg daily