Complete remission of coronary vasculitis in Churg-Strauss Syndrome by prednisone and cyclophosphamide
SourceClinical Rheumatology, 32 Suppl 1, (2013), pp. 41-2
Article / Letter to editor
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vol. 32 Suppl 1
SubjectN4i 1: Pathogenesis and modulation of inflammation; N4i 2: Invasive mycoses and compromised host; NCEBP 14: Cardiovascular diseases
The heart is involved in up to 50% of all patients with Churg-Strauss syndrome, but vasculitis of the coronary arteries has only been rarely documented. We present a young patient with severe coronary aneurysms and stenotic lesions due to a Churg-Strauss vasculitis. Prompt therapy with prednisone and cyclophosphamide resulted in the complete resolution of all lesions.
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