Family Medicine & Medical Science Research

Family Medicine & Medical Science Research
Open Access

ISSN: 2327-4972

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Yi Dong

Department of Neurology in Second Affiliated Hospital, Zhejiang University School of Medicine, Hangzhou, China

  • Case Report   
    Eosinophilic Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis as Uncommon Cause of Foot Drop and Extremities Pain
    Author(s): Shu-Ting Li*, Hui Zhou, Chao Li and Yi Dong

    Eosinophilic Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis (EGPA) is a rare systemic vasculitis characterized by disseminated necrotizing vasculitis existing among patients with eosinophilia and asthma. Timely diagnosis and therapy are important for the patients to determine prognosis. Although peripheral nerve involvement is commonly observed in EGPA patients, foot drop and neuropathic pain with rapid progress is rare. We reported the case who initially manifested as paralysis of peroneal nerve and one-year rapid progress from asthma to vasculitic stage. The knowledge of the uncommon manifestations in rare disease is significant... Read More»
    DOI: 10.35248/2327-4972.19.8.235

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