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CLINICAL CASE REPORT
Year : 2018  |  Volume : 31  |  Issue : 6  |  Page : 343-344

Perinuclear antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody-associated pulmonary vasculitis masquerading as lung metastasis


Department of Respiratory Medicine, King George’s Medical University, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India

Correspondence Address:
Surya Kant
Department of Respiratory Medicine, King George’s Medical University, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/0970-258X.262915

Churg-Strauss syndrome (CSS) is an uncommon systemic disorder leading to inflammation of small and medium vessels by an immunological mechanism. Lungs are the most frequent organ affected. It is an allergic granulomatosis with polyangiitis associated with the presence of perinuclear antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody. We describe a rare presentation of CSS as bilateral multiple cavitating nodules in a 50-year-old man with diabetes.


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