Eosinophilic Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis (EGPA) and Hepatitis B Infection - A Rare Association.
J Clin Diagn Res 2016 Dec 1;10(12):OD07-OD09. Epub 2016 Dec 1.
Senior Resident, Department of Medicine, Himalayan Institute of Medical Sciences , Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India .
Eosinophilic Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis (EGPA) or Churg-Strauss syndrome is a rare systemic illness which is characterized by necrotizing inflammation of small and medium sized vessels. The prominent features include asthma, eosinophilia, transient pulmonary infiltration and systemic vasculitis. Various triggering factors have been reported as putative aetiological agents of Churg-Strauss syndrome. Read More