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is wheezing a symptom of churg strauss syndrome

A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Murphy
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Complex: Churg-strauss syndrome (css) is an inflammation of the blood vessels that can lead to chest symptoms that mimic asthma. Css is typically associated wi ... Read More
Dr. Steven Machtinger
43 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Severe asthma: Css is a form of blood vessel inflammation (vasculitis) that typically presents as severe asthma requiring oral Prednisone to control. Steroids contro ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Rothschild
47 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 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
34 years experience Gastroenterology
Churg-Strauss??: In the 24 years that I have been in practice, I have never seen Churg-Strauss cause abdominal pain. It can cause asthma and can cause pain in the hand ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Churg Strauss: Churg Strauss syndrome = a disease that causes blood vessel inflammation .
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Henrickson
40 years experience Pediatric Rheumatology
Very good: 90%: The French Vasculitis Study Group published findings of 2 large prospective trials (following affected patients over time into the future) in 2013 whi ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stratos Christianakis
17 years experience Rheumatology
Autoimmune Disease: Churg strauss syndrome is known as a vasculitis. The answer can be very complicated, but here goes: your body's immune system is attacking the small ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 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
30 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 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
See: http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/churg-strauss-syndrome/basics/treatment/con-20028895
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Arenberg
30 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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