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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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.
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.