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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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.
Allergic granulomatosis (Churg-Strauss syndrome): pulmonary and renal morphologic findings.