Lotte Strauss

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Lotte Strauss, (15 April 1913 in Nuremberg, Germany – 4 July 1985), was a German-American pathologist. Strauss, together with Jacob Churg, has given her name to Churg–Strauss syndrome, now known as eosinophilic granulomatosis with polyangiitis.[1][2]

The Society for Pediatric Pathology annually awards The Lotte Strauss Prize to an individual 40 years of age for contribution to pediatric pathology.[3]


  • Allergic Granulomatosis, Allergic Angiitis, and Periarteritis nodosa (with J. Churg). Am J Pathol 27 (1951) 277
  • Pulmonary Vasculitis (with K. V. Lieberman, J. Churg). In: A. P. Fishman (ed.): Pulmonary Diseases and Disorders. 2nd ed. New York 1988, 2 : 1138


  • Eberhard J. Wormer: Angiologie - Phlebologie. Syndrome und ihre Schöpfer. München 1991, S. 23-25
  • American Men and Women in Science 6 (1986) 1088
  • Obituary: Lotte Strauss, M.D. International Pathol 26 (1985) no. 3


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  2. ^ Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, Hall of Fame
  3. ^ "The Lotte Strauss Prize". Society for Pediatric Pathology. Retrieved 14 March 2017.