Churg-Strauss Syndrome

Common Name(s)

Churg-Strauss Syndrome, Allergic granulomatosis

Churg Strauss syndrome is a rare autoimmune condition characterized by asthma, high levels of eosinophils (a type of white blood cell that helps fight infection) in the blood and tissues, and inflammation of small to medium sized blood vessels (vasculitis). The inflamed vessels can affect various organ systems including the lungs, gastrointestinal tract, skin, heart and nervous system. The cause of Churg Strauss syndrome is unknown. While there is no cure, the condition can be successfully managed with early diagnosis and treatment.
 

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Churg-Strauss Syndrome" returned 264 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Churg-Strauss Syndrome: Singulair or Silicone (or both?).
 

Author(s): Paula R David, Amir Dagan, Maartje Colaris, Mintsje de Boer, Jan W Cohen Tervaert, Yehuda Shoenfeld

Journal: Isr. Med. Assoc. J.. ;18(3-4):168-70.

 

Last Updated: 27 May 2016

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Churg-Strauss syndrome that presented with mediastinal lymphadenopathy and calculous cholecystitis.
 

Author(s): Jung Yoon Choi, Ji Eun Kim, In Young Choi, Ju Han Lee, Je Hyeong Kim, Chol Shin, Seung Heon Lee

Journal: Korean J. Intern. Med.. 2016 Jan;31(1):179-83.

 

Last Updated: 15 Jan 2016

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Coronary involvement in Churg-Strauss syndrome.
 

Author(s): Gregory Dendramis, Claudia Paleologo, Davide Piraino, Salvatore Arrotti, Pasquale Assennato

Journal: Indian Heart J. ;67(6):586-8.

 

Systemic autoimmune diseases are themselves a relevant and independent risk factor for atherosclerosis and coronary ectasia. We describe a case of a 58-year-old Caucasian man who was admitted to our department for unstable angina. History of asthma, paranasal sinus abnormality, and ...

Last Updated: 25 Dec 2015

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The terms "Churg-Strauss Syndrome" returned 17 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Severe congestive heart failure as the main symptom of eosinophilic granulomatosis and polyangiitis (Churg-Strauss syndrome).
 

Author(s): Jolanta Załęska, Elżbieta Wiatr, Jacek Zych, Janusz Szopiński, Karina Oniszh, Jarosław Kober, Dorota Piotrowska-Kownacka, Kazimierz Roszkowski-Śliż

Journal: Pneumonol Alergol Pol. 2014 ;82(6):582-9.

 

Patients with cardiovascular symptoms are mainly diagnosed in cardiological wards. However, sometimes the other reasons for acute coronary syndrome and heart failure are found. One of such reasons is hypereosinophilia which can be recognized if number of blood eosinophils exceeds ...

Last Updated: 23 Oct 2014

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Multiple cerebral and cerebellar infarcts as the first clinical manifestation in a patient with Churg-Strauss syndrome: case report and literature review.
 

Author(s): Meng-Ju Cheng, Pai-Hao Huang, Pin-Wen Liao, Jen-Tse Chen, Tsuey-Ru Chiang

Journal: Acta Neurol Taiwan. 2012 Dec;21(4):169-75.

 

Churg-Strauss syndrome (CSS) is a rare autoimmune disease with small-vessel vasculitis. Neurological manifestation of CSS is common. Central nervous system is less frequently involved than that of peripheral nervous system.

Last Updated: 18 Jan 2013

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Churg-Strauss syndrome presenting with acute renal insufficiency accompanied by eosinophilic tubulointerstitial nephritis.
 

Author(s): Daigoro Hirohama, Junichi Hoshino, Keiichi Sumida, Eiko Hasegawa, Rikako Hiramatsu, Masayuki Yamanouchi, Noriko Hayami, Tatsuya Suwabe, Naoki Sawa, Fumi Takemoto, Yoshifumi Ubara, Shigeko Hara, Kenichi Ohashi, Kenmei Takaichi

Journal: Intern. Med.. 2012 ;51(12):1555-60.

 

We encountered an unusual and rare case of 59-year-old woman with Churg-Strauss syndrome (CSS) showing myeloperoxidase anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibody (MPO-ANCA)-related acute renal insufficiency accompanied by eosinophilic tubulointerstitial nephritis. To date, reports in English ...

Last Updated: 25 Jun 2012

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Immuno-ablation With Chemoimmunoradiation and Autologous Stem Cell Transplant for Churg-Strauss Syndrome
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Churg-Strauss Syndrome

 

Last Updated: 30 Mar 2016

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Determining Disease Activity Biomarkers in Individuals With Eosinophilic Granulomatosis With Polyangiitis (Churg-Strauss)
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Eosinophilic Granulomatosis With Polyangiitis; Churg-Strauss Syndrome

 

Last Updated: 11 Nov 2016

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Rituximab in Eosinophilic Granulomatosis With Polyangiitis
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Eosinophilic Granulomatosis With Polyangiitis (EGPA)

 

Last Updated: 12 Dec 2016

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