Churg-Strauss syndrome

Disease description

Widespread necrotizing angiitis with granulomas. Pulmonary involvement is frequent. Asthma or other respiratory infection may precede evidence of vasculitis. Eosinophilia and lung involvement differentiate this disease from POLYARTERITIS NODOSA. Year introduced: 1989

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Journal Year Authors
12-hydroxy-eicosatetraenoic acid (12-HETE): a biomarker of Churg-Strauss syndrome. Clin Exp Allergy. 2012 W. Szczeklik, M. Sanak, L. Mastalerz, BM. Sokołowska, A. Gielicz, J. Soja, J. Kumik, J. Musiał, A. Szczeklik
Clin Exp Allergy. 2012 Apr;42(4):513-22. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2222.2011.03943.x. PubMed:22417211

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12-HETE PubChem CID: 5312983

MeSH information

MeSH ID D015267
MeSH name Churg-Strauss Syndrome