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Relapsing polychondritis

Introduction: Relapsing polychondritis

Description of Relapsing polychondritis

Relapsing polychondritis (medical condition): A chronic disease that affects multiple joints resulting...more »

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Relapsing polychondritis: An acquired disease of unknown etiology, chronic course, and tendency to recur. It is characterized by inflammation and degeneration of cartilage and can result in deformities such as floppy ear and saddle nose. Loss of cartilage in the respiratory tract can lead to respiratory obstruction.
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Relapsing polychondritis: Related Topics

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Relapsing polychondritis: Rare Disease


Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when if affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Relapsing polychondritis as a "rare disease".

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Relapsing polychondritis as a Disease

Relapsing polychondritis (medical condition): See Relapsing Polychondritis (disease information).
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Relapsing polychondritis: Related Diseases

Relapsing polychondritis: Relapsing polychondritis is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

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