Immune & Autoimmune
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This article will review the symptoms, causes, and management of macrophage activation syndrome. Symptoms include fever, a painful mass or masses in the abdomen, easy bruising or bleeding, swollen lymph nodes, a rash, headache, confusion, vision changes, seizures and/or coma as well as difficulty breathing.
Churg-Strauss syndrome, now known as eosinophilic granulomatosis with polyangiitis (EGPA), is a rare disease that causes asthma, sinus infections, hay fever, and other respiratory symptoms. Because these symptoms are so common, it can be hard to diagnose—but treatment can significantly help symptoms, so knowing the signs is key.