Churg-Strauss syndrome in a child with IgA nephropathy

H. E. Yim, K. H. Yoo, N. H. Won, Y. S. Hong, J. W. Lee

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    Churg-Strauss syndrome (CSS) is a rare systemic vasculitis associated with asthma and eosinophilia. Withdrawal of corticosteroids in asthmatic patients is known to be a powerful trigger for the development of CSS. Renal involvement in patients with CSS is commonly manifested as antineutrophil cytoplasm antibody-associated necrotizing crescentic glomerulonephritis, however, concomitant CSS and the nephrotic syndrome or Ig Anephropathy are rare. We report a 12-year-old boy with CSS associated with IgA nephropathy that developed while tapering oral steroids. The patient had a history of the nephrotic syndrome and asthma.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)306-309
    Number of pages4
    JournalClinical Nephrology
    Issue number3
    Publication statusPublished - 2009


    • Churg-Strauss syndrome
    • Glomerulonephritis
    • IGA
    • Nephrotic syndrome

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Nephrology


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