allergic granulomatosis

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Related to Churg-Strauss syndrome: sarcoidosis, polyarteritis nodosa, Wegener's granulomatosis, Goodpasture's syndrome, Microscopic polyangiitis

allergic granulomatosis

[ə¦lər·jik ¦gran·yə·lō·mə′tō·səs]
(medicine)
A form of pulmonary vasculitis, frequently associated with asthma.
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Solar urticaria as a manifestation of Churg-Strauss syndrome.
An autopsy case of isolated eosinophilic coronary periarteritis: a limited form of Churg-Strauss syndrome or a new entity?
Experts explain that the rare condition, called Churg-Strauss syndrome or allergic granulomatosis, can affect blood flow through small- to medium-sized arteries and veins.
27) CEP has also been reported in association with lymphoma, (19,20) Churg-Strauss syndrome, (22,23) and sarcoidosis, (21) but this appears to be rare, and could be fortuitous.
It also is possible that patients receiving leukotriene modifiers tend to have more severe asthma, which may predispose them to Churg-Strauss syndrome.
A positive p-ANCA test result is associated with Churg-Strauss syndrome, which affects the lungs, and vasculitis that affects the kidneys and other organs or is systemic.
The pathologist must ensure that infections (fungal, mycobacterial, bacterial, viral, and parasitic), cocaine abuse, lymphoma, and Churg-Strauss syndrome, among others, have been ruled out by special studies or clinical evaluation.
Mrs Tappin, who has chronic Churg-Strauss syndrome, said: ``From the moment Chris was put on a plane all we ever wanted was his swift and safe return.
The ANCA-associated systemic vasculitides with muscle involvement include Wegener granulomatosis, microscopic polyangiitis, and Churg-Strauss syndrome.
Gabriella Murata, 17, of Las Vegas, NV - When her kidneys failed due to Churg-Strauss syndrome, Gabriella received life-saving plasmapheresis procedures and dialysis.
Alternative diagnoses in difficult asthma * COPD * Bronchiectasis * Congestive cardiac failure * Central airway obstruction * Cystic fibrosis * Recurrent pulmonary embolism * Pulmonary hypertension * Recurrent aspiration * Vocal cord dysfunction * Dysfunctional breathing * Allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis * Churg-Strauss syndrome * Psychological disorders Table IV.