Churg-Strauss syndrome

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What is Churg-Strauss syndrome?

Churg-Strauss syndrome is a form of primary systemic autoimmune vasculitis characterized by inflammation of blood vessels and associated with asthma and eosinophilia. It tends to occur in people with adult-onset asthma, allergic rhinitis, nasal polyposis, or a combination.

Common symptoms reported by people with Churg-Strauss syndrome

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with Churg-Strauss syndrome

Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Deltasone)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
Churg-Strauss syndrome (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Solu-Medrol Infusion)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Churg-Strauss syndrome (1)

Data from patients with Churg-Strauss syndrome, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with Churg-Strauss syndrome

Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Deltasone)
Perceived effectiveness
for Churg-Strauss syndrome (1 evaluation)
Side effects
hyperactivity
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
Churg-Strauss syndrome (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Solu-Medrol Infusion)
Perceived effectiveness
for Churg-Strauss syndrome (1 evaluation)
Side effects
increased appetite increased need for sleep 2 more
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
Churg-Strauss syndrome (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with Churg-Strauss syndrome, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Who has Churg-Strauss syndrome on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 5
30s 6
40s 14
50s 13
60s 20
70+ 7
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 1
20-29 years 3
30-39 years 4
40-49 years 6
50-59 years 5
60-69 years 2
70+ years 1

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 19
Female 45

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 25
Not Diagnosed 2

These charts show data from Churg-Strauss syndrome patients who have completed their condition history
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