Table 2

Clinical and immunological distinguishing features of the major vasculitides

VasculitisIgA depositsCryoglobulin in blood and vesselsANCANecrotising granulomasAsthma and blood eosinophilia
IgA vasculitis
Leucocytoclastic vasculitis
MPA
GPA/WG
EGPA/CSS✖/✓
  • ANCA, antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody; CSS, Churg-Strauss syndrome; EGPA, eosinophilic granulomatosis with polyangiitis; GPA, granulomatosis with polyangiitis; MPA, microscopic polyangiitis; WG, Wegener's granulomatosis.