We report a case of 28-year-old Malay woman who initially presented with multiple joints pain with underlying poorly controlled asthma since her childhood. She was treated as seronegative arthritis. However, the involvement of joints, asthma and high-eosinophil counts raised suspicion of Churg-Strauss syndrome. This disease is undoubtedly rare in Malaysians or even in Asian populations. After appropriate therapy was delivered for the correct diagnosis her clinical condition improved. She is currently receiving maintenance treatment.
- drugs: CNS (not psychiatric)
- peripheral nerve disease
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Contributors NM wrote the case report. WSWG managed the case and contributed the discussion aspect.
Competing interests None declared.
Patient consent Obtained from next of kin.
Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.
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