A Case with eosinophilic Lung Diseases: Chronic Eosinophilic Pneumonia or Churg-Strauss Syndrome?

Emine Argüder
Gülfem E. Çelik
Sevim Bavbek
Özlem Keskin Göksel
Zeynep Mısırlıgil

Abstract

Churg-Strauss syndrome is a rare disorder characterized by hypereosinophilia and systemic vasculitis which usually occurs in patients with asthma and allergic rhinitis. We, here, presented a case with Churg-Strauss syndrome with no extra-pulmonary presentation despite involvement in peripheral nervous system as in the form of peripheral mononeuropathy in femoral nerve.

Keywords

Chronic eosinophilic pneumonia, Churg-Strauss syndrome, eosinophilia, vasculitis, peripheral mononeuropathy
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