[Jacob Churg, U.S. pathologist, 1910-2005; Lotte Strauss, U.S. pathologist, 1913-1985]
A rare systemic vasculitis affecting the respiratory, musculoskeletal, cardiac, and peripheral nervous systems. It typically develops in patients with a history of asthma or allergy and is marked by hypereosinophilia.
SEE: eosinophilic granulomatosis with polyangiitis
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