J Med Assoc Thai 2001; 84 (6):907

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Asymmetrical Polyneuropathy Associated with Churg-Strauss Syndrome
Chotmongkol V Mail, Arrayawichanon P , Chaiwiriyakul S

A 26-year-old man who presented with fever, leg edema, weakness and numbness of both
hands and feet and painless palpable purpura was reported. He had had a history of asthma and
arthalgia before this admission. Physical examination revealed distal asymmetrical polyneuropathy.
Electrodiagnostic study was consistent with polyneuropathy. Skin biopsy revealed vasculitis with
prominent eosinophilic infiltration. His motor power was markedly improved by prednisolone treat-
Key word : Asymmetrical Polyneuropathy, Churg-Strauss Syndrome

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