Juvenile Churg-Strauss Syndrome as an Etiology of Myocarditis and Ischemic Stroke in Adolescents; a Case Report

@inproceedings{Moradinejad2011JuvenileCS,
  title={Juvenile Churg-Strauss Syndrome as an Etiology of Myocarditis and Ischemic Stroke in Adolescents; a Case Report},
  author={M H Moradinejad and Amir Hossein Rezaei and Vahid Ziaee},
  booktitle={Iranian journal of pediatrics},
  year={2011}
}
BACKGROUND Churg-Strauss syndrome (CSS), a systemic vasculitis accompanied by asthma and eosinophilia, almost invariably affects the lung and is frequently associated with cutaneous involvement. It rarely has cardiac involvement. We report an unusual case of CSS with myocardial involvement and stroke. CASE PRESENTATION A 16-year old female suffered of allergic asthma for 4 years. She was under treatment with oral prednisolone and seretide inhalation. After CSS diagnosis, she developed… CONTINUE READING