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Vol 6, No 3 (2007)
Case reports
Published online: 2007-11-07
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Fatal course of Churg-Strauss disease

Alicja Sieminska, Iwona Damps-Konstanska, Krzysztof Kuziemski, Adrianna Drozdowska, Malgorzata Krajnik, Ewa Jassem
Advances in Palliative Medicine 2007;6(3):115-118.

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Vol 6, No 3 (2007)
Case reports
Published online: 2007-11-07

Abstract

Churg-Strauss syndrome (CSS) is an allergic vasculitis, which is commonly characterized by asthma and allergic rhinitis, eosinophila and eosinophillic infiltration of organs. Approximately 60-90% of patients with CSS are long-term survivors. We presented the case of fatal case of the disease complicated by pulmonary embolism, arrhythmia, and eventually - cerebral bleeding.

Abstract

Churg-Strauss syndrome (CSS) is an allergic vasculitis, which is commonly characterized by asthma and allergic rhinitis, eosinophila and eosinophillic infiltration of organs. Approximately 60-90% of patients with CSS are long-term survivors. We presented the case of fatal case of the disease complicated by pulmonary embolism, arrhythmia, and eventually - cerebral bleeding.
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Keywords

Churg-Strauss syndrome; allergic vasculitis; asthma; pulmonary embolism

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Title

Fatal course of Churg-Strauss disease

Journal

Advances in Palliative Medicine

Issue

Vol 6, No 3 (2007)

Pages

115-118

Published online

2007-11-07

Bibliographic record

Advances in Palliative Medicine 2007;6(3):115-118.

Keywords

Churg-Strauss syndrome
allergic vasculitis
asthma
pulmonary embolism

Authors

Alicja Sieminska
Iwona Damps-Konstanska
Krzysztof Kuziemski
Adrianna Drozdowska
Malgorzata Krajnik
Ewa Jassem

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