International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Pathology | India | Volume 2 Issue 2, February 2013


Churg Strauss Syndrome presenting as an Eosinophilic Pleural Effusion

Deepak Nayak M | Sushma V. Belurkar | P. S. Srilatha | Indira Shastry [2] | Girish Solanke


Abstract: Churg-Strauss syndrome (CSS) is a rare form of systemic vasculitis affecting themedium to small sized vessels. The diagnosis of this disease is based mainly on clinical grounds; comprising of asthma, peripheral blood and tissue eosinophilia, rhinosinusitis and signs of vasculitis in major organs. A 48 year old female patient on treatment for bronchial asthma, presented with a bilateral pleural effusion. The analysis of the fluid revealed an eosinophilic exudate (67%). The additional investigations revealed a raised Immunoglobulin E (IgE) levels and p-ANCA positivity. The presentation of CSS as eosinophilia in body fluids is rare and may herald the onset of the vasculitic phase of the disease.


Keywords: Churg-Strauss syndrome, eosinophilia, pleural effusion


Edition: Volume 2 Issue 2, February 2013,


Pages: 510 - 512

Churg Strauss Syndrome presenting as an Eosinophilic Pleural Effusion


How to Cite this Article?

Deepak Nayak M, Sushma V. Belurkar, P. S. Srilatha, Indira Shastry, Girish Solanke, "Churg Strauss Syndrome presenting as an Eosinophilic Pleural Effusion", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=IJSROFF2013064, Volume 2 Issue 2, February 2013, 510 - 512, #ijsrnet

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