Eosinophilic granulomatosis with polyangiitis (EGPA) - archaic eponym: Churg–Strauss syndrome (CSS) or allergic granulomatosis
Manes Kartagener (1897 - 1975) was an Austrian-Swiss physician. First to report the triad of situs inversus, chronic sinusitis and bronchiectasis in 1933 – Kartagener syndrome.
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Jacob Churg (1910–2005) was a Belarussian/Polish born American practicing pathologist. Eponymous affiliation with Churg-Strauss Syndrome (CSS) in 1951. Now known as Eosinophilic Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis (EGPA)
Löffler (Loeffler) syndrome is a transient, self-limiting, and benign pulmonary eosinophilia, characterised by pulmonary opacities on X-ray, elevated blood eosinophils and an acute onset of potential symptoms of mainly cough and dyspnoea.