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Polychondritis: Introduction

Polychondritis: A serious, progressive, episodic condition characterized by inflammation and degeneration of cartilage in the body. The duration and severity of the episodes can vary. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Polychondritis is available below.

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Definitions of 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. - (Source - Diseases Database)


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