Published: 22 December 2020
Author(s): Mattia Zampieri, Giacomo Emmi, Matteo Beltrami, Carlo Fumagalli, Maria Letizia Urban, Lorenzo-Lupo Dei, Alberto Marchi, Martina Berteotti, Alessia Tomberli, Katia Baldini, Alessandra Bettiol, Silvia Pradella, Elena Silvestri, Niccolò Marchionni, Augusto Vaglio, Iacopo Olivotto, Domenico Prisco
Issue: April 2021
Section: Original article

Eosinophilic granulomatosis with polyangiitis (EGPA) is a rare systemic vasculitis. Cardiac specific involvement (CSI) is caused by coronary artery vasculitis, but also by myocardial eosinophilic infiltration. To date, the prevalence of CSI associated with EGPA is unresolved. Aim of this study was to systematically assess the prevalence and clinical impact of CSI in a consecutive outpatient EGPA population.

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