What are the sexual predilections of vasculitis?

Updated: Dec 10, 2018
  • Author: Nadia Jennifer Chiara Luca, MD; Chief Editor: Lawrence K Jung, MD  more...
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Henoch-Schönlein purpura has a male-to-female ratio of 2:1.

Kawasaki disease has a male-to-female ratio of 1.6:1.

Polyarteritis nodosa has a slight male preponderance.

Takayasu arteritis has a strong female preponderance.


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