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Churg-Strauss disease

Wednesday 8 June 2005

Cases

- Digital Case 198 (HPC:198)

Clinical synopsis

- fever
- cough
- expectorations
- asthenia
- bilateral pulmonary infiltrates.

Synopsis

- eosinophilic vasculitis
- eosinophilic perimyocarditis
- eosinophilic pericardial effusion
- eosinophilic pleural effusion
- peripheral blood eosinophilia

- pulmonary anomalies

  • pulmonary eosinophilic vasculitis
  • eosinophilic pneumonia (pulmonary eosinophilic infiltrates)
  • alveolar eosinophilia

- digestive anomalies (44 to 89%)

  • digestive eosinophilic vasculitis (15338357)
  • digestive perforation
  • eosinophilic infiltration and granuloma

- motoneuritis multiplex
- arthritis
- renal anomalies

See also

- chronic eosinophilic pneumonia