Ear, nose and throat manifestations of Churg-Strauss syndrome.

  title={Ear, nose and throat manifestations of Churg-Strauss syndrome.},
  author={Andrea Bacciu and Salvatore Bacciu and Giuseppe Mercante and Francesca Ingegnoli and Chiara Grasselli and Augusto Vaglio and Enrico Pasanisi and Vincenzo Vincenti and Giovanni Garini and Nicoletta Ronda and Teore Ferri and Domenico Corradi and Carlo Buzio},
  journal={Acta oto-laryngologica},
  volume={126 5},
CONCLUSION Ear, nose and throat (ENT) involvement is common in Churg-Strauss syndrome (CSS), usually manifesting as allergic rhinitis and chronic rhinosinusitis with or without polyps. Otolaryngologists may play a pivotal role in making an early diagnosis of this disease. OBJECTIVES CSS is a systemic vasculitic disorder that affects small to medium-sized blood vessels. Although the cause of CSS remains unknown, tissue damage seems more likely to be mediated by activated eosinophils. Patients… CONTINUE READING