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Table 1 Demographic, clinical and laboratory data of a cohort of 25 patients from Northeastern Brazil diagnosed with granulomatosis with polyangiitis (GPA) between 2005 and 2016

From: Granulomatosis with polyangiitis in Northeastern Brazil: study of 25 cases and review of the literature

Demographic, clinical and laboratory variables n = 25
Female gender (%) 84
Months from diagnosis to present age, median (range) 45 (1–120)
ANCA positivity (%) 88
Months from onset of manifestations to diagnosis, median (range) 6 (1–192)
Biopsy performed (%) 60
Rate of biopsies positive for granuloma (%) 47
BVAS score at diagnosis, median (range) 6 (2–16)
VDI score, median (range) 4 (0–12)
  1. ANCA antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibodies, BVAS Birmingham vasculitis activity score, VDI vasculitis damage index. Results expressed as mean values ± standard deviation, percentages or median values (maximum and minimum)