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Lotte Strauss

Lotte Strauss (1913–1985) was a German born, American practicing pathologist. Eponymous affiliation with Churg-Strauss Syndrome (CSS) in 1951. Now known as Eosinophilic Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis (EGPA)
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Jacob Churg

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)
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Granulomatosis With Polyangiitis

The eponym 'Wegener Granulomatosis' has been replaced with the term 'Granulomatosis with polyangiitis (GPA)'. This transition was in part to achieve nomenclature symmetry with Microscopic Polyangiitis (MPA) and Eosinophilic granulomatosis with polyangiitis (EGPA, Churg-Strauss); and to remove any historical association with Friedrich Wegener following revelations of his association with the Nazi Party in World War II