This table lists symptoms that people with this disease may have. For most diseases, symptoms will vary from person to person. People with the same disease may not have all the symptoms listed. This information comes from a database called the Human Phenotype Ontology (HPO) . The HPO collects information on symptoms that have been described in medical resources. The HPO is updated regularly. Use the HPO ID to access more in-depth information about a symptom.
|Medical Terms||Other Names||
|80%-99% of people have these symptoms|
Autoimmune disorder[ more ]
|Congestive heart failure||
Heart failure[ more ]
High blood eosinophil count
|30%-79% of people have these symptoms|
Pain in stomach
Stomach pain[ more ]
|Abnormal pericardium morphology||0001697|
|Abnormality of the pleura||0002103|
Swallowing difficulty[ more ]
Tiredness[ more ]
Impaired gait[ more ]
Blood in urine
|Hypopigmented skin patches||0001053|
|Nausea and vomiting||0002017|
Blood clot in vein
|5%-29% of people have these symptoms|
|Cranial nerve paralysis||0006824|
Acid reflux disease
Heartburn[ more ]
Intestinal blockage[ more ]
High urine protein levels
Protein in urine[ more ]
|Recurrent intrapulmonary hemorrhage||
Recurrent bleeding into lungs
Renal failure in adulthood[ more ]
|Transient ischemic attack||
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Research helps us better understand diseases and can lead to advances in diagnosis and treatment. This section provides resources to help you learn about medical research and ways to get involved.
Support and advocacy groups can help you connect with other patients and families, and they can provide valuable services. Many develop patient-centered information and are the driving force behind research for better treatments and possible cures. They can direct you to research, resources, and services. Many organizations also have experts who serve as medical advisors or provide lists of doctors/clinics. Visit the group’s website or contact them to learn about the services they offer. Inclusion on this list is not an endorsement by GARD.
Living with a genetic or rare disease can impact the daily lives of patients and families. These resources can help families navigate various aspects of living with a rare disease.
These resources provide more information about this condition or associated symptoms. The in-depth resources contain medical and scientific language that may be hard to understand. You may want to review these resources with a medical professional.
New NCATS Rare Diseases Research Video
December 27, 2017
Rare Disease Day at NIH on March 1, 2018
December 19, 2017
8th International Eosinophil Society’s Biennial Symposium
Saturday, July 13, 2013 -
Wednesday, July 17, 2013
Location: Oxford, England
Description: IES Symposium organizers’ central goal is to provide a highly interactive, interdisciplinary forum for scientific exchange and collaboration amongst junior and senior scientists in the fields of allergy, immunology, hematology, and cancer in relation to the role of the eosinophil in health and disease.
Contact: Michael Minnicozzi, Ph.D., (301) firstname.lastname@example.org
Co-funding Institute(s): National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, Office of Rare Diseases Research
Eosinophil-Associated Disease: Approaches to Treatment Wednesday, May 25, 2005 -
Thursday, May 26, 2005
Location: University Hospital, Bern, Switzerland
Description: Idiopathic hypereosinophilic syndromes (HESs), including idiopathic HES, familial hypereosinophilia, Churg-Strauss vasculitis, and eosinophil-associated gastrointestinal disorders (EGID), are a heterogeneous group of rare disorders that are characterized by marked eosinophilia in the peripheral blood and/or tissues without identifiable cause. The goals of this conference were to bring together clinicians and scientists with expertise in the treatment of the various idiopathic hypereosinophilic disorders in order to summarize and discuss available data on efficacy and side effects of the therapeutic agents and modalities currently in use for the treatment of selected HESs, with the goal of identifying a consensus approach; to identify novel agents and/or strategies for use in future clinical trials; and to continue to expand the consortium of clinical researchers and available resources for collaborative study established at the prior workshop on the diagnosis of eosinophilic disorders in order to foster the development of multicenter protocols to study the pathogenesis and treatment of idiopathic hypereosinophilic disorders. Participants addressed the state of currently available therapies for three idiopathic HESs, taking into account recent developments in diagnostic testing, advances in the understanding of the pathogenesis of hypereosinophilic conditions, and novel strategies for the treatment of idiopathic eosinophilic disorders.
Contact: Amy Klion, M.D.,(301) 435-8903,email@example.com
Co-funding Institute(s): National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
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My wife was diagnosed with eosinophilic granulomatosis with polyangiitis (Churg Strauss syndrome) about 9 years ago but lately she has red itchy rashes and spots on her back, arms and legs. Is that a symptom of Churg Strauss coming back? See answer