Congestive cardiomyopathy and endobronchial granulomas as manifestations of Churg-Strauss syndrome.

Abstract:

:Churg-Strauss syndrome is a systemic vasculitis. Its most frequent complications are heart diseases and asthma. Usually, cardiological manifestations are pericarditis, cardiac failure and myocardial infarction. Endobronchial granulomas identified by bronchoscopy are unusual. We present the case of a man with congestive cardiomyopathy and endobronchial granulomas macroscopically visible at bronchoscopy. After a review of medical literature, we found one case of congestive cardiomyopathy and no cases of endobronchial granulomas observed by bronchoscopy associated with Churg-Strauss syndrome.

journal_name

Postgrad Med J

authors

Alvarez-Sala R,Prados C,Armada E,Del Arco A,Villamor J

doi

10.1136/pgmj.71.836.365

subject

Has Abstract

pub_date

1995-06-01 00:00:00

pages

365-6

issue

836

eissn

0032-5473

issn

1469-0756

journal_volume

71

pub_type

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