UNIGE document Scientific Article
previous document  unige:27785  next document
add to browser collection

Cardiac involvement in Churg-Strauss syndrome mimicking acute coronary syndrome

Published in Schweizerische medizinische Wochenschrift. 2012, vol. 142, w13543
Abstract Churg-Strauss syndrome (CSS) is a rare multisystemic disorder of unknown origin and cardiac involvement is one of the most serious manifestations of the disease, accounting for approximately one-half of deaths attributable to CSS. Cardiac manifestation can be acute and mimic acute coronary syndrome (ACS). In this setting checking the blood leucocyte count can reveal hypereosinophilia and lead to a diagnosis of CSS.
Keywords Acute Coronary Syndrome/complications/diagnosis/drug therapyBiopsyChurg-Strauss Syndrome/diagnosisCoronary AngiographyDiagnosis, DifferentialEchocardiographyElectrocardiographyEosinophilia/diagnosis/drug therapy/etiologyFemaleFollow-Up StudiesGlucocorticoids/administration & dosageHumansInjections, IntravenousLeukocyte CountMagnetic Resonance Imaging, CineMyocarditis/diagnosis/drug therapy/etiologyMyocardium/pathologyPrednisolone/administration & dosage
PMID: 22430939
Full text
Article (Published version) (1.3 MB) - document accessible for UNIGE members only Limited access to UNIGE
Research group La matrice extracellulaire (651)
(ISO format)
RIGAMONTI, Fabio et al. Cardiac involvement in Churg-Strauss syndrome mimicking acute coronary syndrome. In: Schweizerische medizinische Wochenschrift, 2012, vol. 142, p. w13543. doi: 10.4414/smw.2012.13543 https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:27785

554 hits

1 download


Deposited on : 2013-05-10

Export document
Format :
Citation style :