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Allergic Granulomatosis

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Definition

A disease (also often called the Churg-Straus syndrome) characterized by inflammation of the blood vessels in persons with a history of asthma or allergy.The symptoms of the Churg-Strauss syndrome include fatigue, weight loss, inflammation of the nasal passages, symptoms of asthma, numbness, and weakness.The ultimate test for the diagnosis of Churg-Straus syndrome is a biopsy of involved tissue.Treatment of Churg-Strauss syndrome involves stopping inflammation and suppressing the immune system.The Churg-Straus syndrome is named for the American pathologists Jacob Churg and Lotte Straus.


 

 

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