Table 1

Characteristic of patients with VTE events

GPA (n=243)MPA (n=45)EGPA (n=69)Total (n=357)
VTE, n (%)20 (8.2)3 (6.7)7 (10.1)30 (8.4)
Men, n112316
Median age, year (range)51 (25–78)49 (46–64)53 (30–65)52 (25–78)
Traditional VTE risk factors*5128
VTE events142521
 DVT122519
 DVT+PE2002
Other vein thrombosis†81211
 Time to VTE after diagnosis
  First 6 months5/163/32/510/24
  First 12 months8/163/33/513/24
 Death from any cause2002
  Death from PE0000
  • *Metabolic syndrome, type 2 diabetes mellitus, multiple intravenous injections, chronic venous insufficiency. †Orbital vein (2), jugular vein (1), renal vein (1), testicular vein (1), superficial veins (6).

  • DVT, deep vein thrombosis; EGPA, eosinophilic granulomatosis with polyangiitis; GPA, granulomatosis with polyangiitis; MPA, microscopic polyangiitis; PE, pulmonary embolism; VTE, venous thromboembolism.