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Churg-Strauss Syndrome (Allergic Angiitis) Summary

Description: Widespread necrotizing angiitis with granulomas. Pulmonary involvement is frequent. Asthma or other respiratory infection may precede evidence of vasculitis. Eosinophilia and lung involvement differentiate this disease from POLYARTERITIS NODOSA.

Also Known As: Allergic Angiitis; Syndrome, Churg-Strauss; Vasculitis, Churg Strauss; Allergic Angiitides; Allergic Granulomatous Angiitides Show All >>

Networked: 742 relevant articles (29 outcomes, 21 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Churg-Strauss Syndrome

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Cyclophosphamide (Cytoxan) : 5 outcomes 3 studies in 28 results : FDA 10 Generic
  2. Interferon-alpha (Interferon Alfa) : 4 outcomes 3 studies in 12 results : FDA 2
  3. Immunoglobulins (Immunoglobulin) : 3 outcomes 2 studies in 9 results : IBA
  4. Adrenal Cortex Hormones (Corticosteroids) : 3 outcomes 1 study in 32 results : IBA
  5. Antineutrophil Cytoplasmic Antibodies (ANCA) : 2 outcomes 6 studies in 184 results : IBA
  6. Prednisolone (Predate) : 2 outcomes in 15 results : FDA 55 Generic
  7. Azathioprine (Imuran) : 2 outcomes in 7 results : FDA 7 Generic
  8. Granulomatous allergic angiitis : 1 outcome 1 study in 69 results : IBA
  9. rituximab (Mabthera) : 1 outcome 1 study in 13 results : FDA 3
  10. Prednisone (Sone) : 1 outcome 1 study in 6 results : FDA 119 Generic
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Diseases Related to Churg-Strauss Syndrome

  1. Vasculitis (Vasculitides)
  2. Wegener Granulomatosis (Wegener's Granulomatosis)
  3. Microscopic Polyangiitis
  4. Polyarteritis Nodosa (Periarteritis Nodosa)
  5. Systemic Vasculitis
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Key Therapies for Churg-Strauss Syndrome

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  1. Remission Induction : 3 outcomes 1 study in 4 results
  2. Plasmapheresis : 1 outcome 1 study in 2 results
  3. Plasma Exchange : 1 outcome in 5 results
  4. Aftercare (After-Treatment) : 1 outcome in 4 results
  5. Kampo Medicine (Kampo) : 1 outcome in 1 result
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