allergic granulomatosis


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Related to allergic granulomatosis: Churg-Strauss syndrome, Strauss syndrome

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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Allergic granulomatosis (Churg-Strauss syndrome): pulmonary and renal morphologic findings.
Churg Strauss syndrome, also known as allergic granulomatosis, is an autoimmune disorder characterised by accumulated antibodies, inflammation of blood vessels, and abnormal clustering of white blood cells.
Churg-Strauss syndrome (CSS) was also labeled allergic granulomatosis and angiitis because of the presence, predominantly in extranodal locations, of granulomatous inflammation along with eosinophilic vasculitis.