Eur Heart J Case Rep 2020 Dec 5;4(6):1-5. Epub 2020 Nov 5.
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Lady Davis Carmel Medical Center, 7 Michal Street, Haifa 34362, Israel.
Background: Eosinophilic granulomatosis with polyangiitis (EGPA), formerly known as Churg-Strauss syndrome, is a rare multisystem disease characterized by asthma, rhinosinusitis, and eosinophilia. Cardiac involvement, present in half the patients, may be life threatening.
Case Summary: A young woman with long-standing asthma and nasal polyposis was admitted with new-onset dyspnoea, sinus tachycardia, and eosinophilia. Read More