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churg strauss syndrome signs

A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Arenberg
31 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Steroids and more: Cyclophosphamide is the most well proven agent for churg-strauss syndrome, in combination with prednisone. The combo usually used to induce a remissio ... Read More
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Dr. Angus Worthing
18 years experience Internal Medicine
Immune suppression: Css can be treated by medications that suppress the immune system. Prednisone is most helpful initially. Based on what organ is affected, another agen ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
Diagnostic markers: Following diagnostic markers eosinophilic granulocytes and granuloma in affected tissue antinutrophil cytoplasmic antibodies(anca) eosinophilia.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Arenberg
31 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Involves many organs: Churg-strauss syndrome is an autoimmune disorder that affects small blood vessels and (by definition) includes asthma that is often difficult to contr ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Rothschild
48 years experience Rheumatology
Rash, kidney disease: This is a form of vasculitis, often related to allergic reaction, which can produce rashes, kidney disease and other multisystem damage.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Good nowadays: This is actually more responsive to glucocorticoids than are some of the other vasculitis syndromes. I have a colleague who had to take a year off to ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Churg Strauss: Churg Strauss syndrome = a disease that causes blood vessel inflammation .
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Overholt
26 years experience Allergy and Immunology
4 of these 6: Asthma, eosinophilia(>10%), neuropathy, migratory pulmonary infiltrates, paranasal sinus disease, eosinophilic vasculitis of small/medium blood vessel ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
17 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: You need to see an asthma or pulmonary specialist for specific treatment. Every patient is different and need to be treated individually. What works f ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Olivia Liao
31 years experience Ophthalmology
Highly variable: http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/churg-strauss-syndrome/ds00855.
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Corey Clay
10 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Unfortunate: This is a difficult and I hope the family offers high level support. She will need close follow up with rheumatologist or immunologist. Most common co ... Read More

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