Churg-Strauss syndrome in children: a clinical and pathologic review.

@article{Boyer2006ChurgStraussSI,
  title={Churg-Strauss syndrome in children: a clinical and pathologic review.},
  author={Debra Boyer and Sara O. Vargas and Dubhfeasa Slattery and Yadira M Rivera-Sanchez and Andrew A. Colin},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={2006},
  volume={118 3},
  pages={e914-20}
}
Churg-Strauss syndrome is a vasculitis accompanied by asthma and eosinophilia. It is generally considered a disease of adults; occurrence in children has been reported infrequently. Here we report 2 pediatric patients with Churg-Strauss syndrome manifesting with prominent pulmonary involvement. One, a 16-year-old with a previous history of asthma, presented with pleuritic chest pain and a peripheral pulmonary nodule complicated by an eosinophilic pleural effusion. The other patient presented at… CONTINUE READING
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