Rare Medical News

5 Facts you should know about

Churg-Strauss syndrome

fivefacts-light.svg

1

A rare systemic necrotizing vasculitis that affects small to medium vessels

2

Associated with severe asthma and blood and tissue eosinophilia

3

The disorder is separated into three distinct phases: prodromal, eosinophilic, and vasculitic

4

The vasculitic phase usually develops within 3 years after the onset of asthma

5

Most affected individuals have a history of allergies

Rare Medical News