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European Radiology

, Volume 12, Issue 3, pp 646–649 | Cite as

Churg-Strauss syndrome involving the breast: a rare cause of eosinophilic mastitis

  • Virtudes Villalba-Nuño
  • Josep M. Sabaté
  • Antonio Gómez
  • Antonio Vidaller
  • Isabel Català
  • Agustín Escobedo
  • Sofía Torrubia
Breast

Abstract.

Churg-Strauss syndrome is a rare immunoallergic disorder that usually affects lungs, skin and nervous system. The clinical and radiological findings of Churg-Strauss disease involving the breast are reported and attention is drawn to the fact that, although uncommonly, the breast can be involved by immunological diseases.

Breast inflammatory disease Churg-Strauss Immunological diseases Vasculidities 

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© Springer-Verlag 2001

Authors and Affiliations

  • Virtudes Villalba-Nuño
    • 1
  • Josep M. Sabaté
    • 2
  • Antonio Gómez
    • 2
  • Antonio Vidaller
    • 3
  • Isabel Català
    • 4
  • Agustín Escobedo
    • 5
  • Sofía Torrubia
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Radiology, C.A.P. II Sant Feliu, Marquesa de Castellbell 100, 08980, Sant Feliu de Llobregat, SpainSpain
  2. 2.Department of Radiology, Hospital de Sant Pau, Sant Antoni M. Claret 167, 08025, Barcelona, SpainSpain
  3. 3.Department of Internal Medicine, Hospital de Bellvitge, Feixa Llarga s/n, L'Hospitalet de Llobregat, SpainSpain
  4. 4.Department of Pathology, Hospital de Bellvitge, L'Hospitalet de Llobregat, SpainSpain
  5. 5.Department of Oncology, Hospital Duran i Reynals, L'Hospitalet de Llobregat, SpainSpain

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