The Journal of Laryngology & Otology

Clinical Records

Exophthalmos and facial swelling: a case of limited Churg-Strauss syndrome

N. A. Khana1 c1, P. K. Shenoya1, L. McClymonta1 and T. J. Palmera1

a1 Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Raigmore Hospital NHS Trust, Inverness, UK.


We report a case of vasculitis causing facial swelling and exophthalmos which on clinical and histological grounds is thought to be limited Churg-Strauss syndrome. An excellent response was achieved to high doses of systemic steroids and cyclophosphamide.

(Accepted March 13 1996)


c1 Address for correspondence: Mr Najib A. Khan, D.O.M.S., F.R.C.S., 5 Old Mill Lane, Inverness IV2 3XP.