TABLE 2 Clinical Manifestations in Churg Strauss Syndrome

Features of disease

Prevalence at onset of disease (%)

Prevalence during course of disease (%)

Sinusitis Lung

Asthma

Infiltrates

Hemorrhage Glomerulonephritis Eye Skin

Mononeuritis multiplex GI

Pericardial effusion Myocardial involvement

Abbreviation: GI, gastrointestinal. Source: Adapted from Ref. 30.

FIGURE 9 Churg-Strauss syndrome: nasal polyp.
Coping with Asthma

Coping with Asthma

If you suffer with asthma, you will no doubt be familiar with the uncomfortable sensations as your bronchial tubes begin to narrow and your muscles around them start to tighten. A sticky mucus known as phlegm begins to produce and increase within your bronchial tubes and you begin to wheeze, cough and struggle to breathe.

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