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Allergic granulomatosis and angiitis (Churg-Strauss syndrome) presenting as prominent neurologic lesions and optic neuritis


, : Allergic granulomatosis and angiitis (Churg-Strauss syndrome) presenting as prominent neurologic lesions and optic neuritis. Journal of Rheumatology 21(12): 2380-2384

We describe a Chinese male patient with clinicopathologically definite Churg-Strauss syndrome. He had a clinical pattern of mononeuropathy multiplex and unusual optic neuritis, the latter probably being due to vasculitis related demyelination of the optic nerve. Magnetic resonance imaging of the brain revealed many clinically silent central nervous system lesions. He initially received steroid therapy, but an early cessation of treatment resulted in acute exacerbation.

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