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Table 4 Vascular manifestations in the PULSE cohort

From: Pediatric systemic lupus erythematosus patients in South Africa have high prevalence and severity of cardiac and vascular manifestations

  PULSE cohort vascular subgroup (n = 27) Total PULSE cohort (n = 93) Chang et al. (n = 297)
Stroke % (n) 25.9 (7) 7.5 (7) 4.0 (11)
Venous thromboembolism % (n) 29.6 (8) 8.6 (8) 5.0 (15)
Deep vein thrombosis% (n) 18.5 (5) 5.4 (5) NR
Pulmonary embolism % (n) 25.9 (7) 7.5 (7) NR
Cerebral vasculitis % (n) 33.3 (9) 9.6 (9) NR
Major organ vasculitis other than CNS % (n) 7.4 (2) 2.1 (2) NR
  1. PULSE Pediatric Update on Lupus in South Africa, NR Not Recorded, CNS Central Nervous System