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Relapsing Polychondritis.
[OCOSH Code: D011081 72275000 M94.1 CD_RC]

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Polychondritis Diseases Database

Location: http://www.diseasesdatabase.com/ddb10248.htm

Polychondritis aka/or Relapsing polychondritis aka/or Myenberg-Altherr-Uehlinger syndrome may cause or feature - Symptoms and Signs Arthropathy Conductive hearing loss Episcleritis Epistaxis Erythema nodosum Saddle nose deformity Stridor Uveitis Cardiac and vascular conditions Aneurysms Aortic valve incompetence Mitral valve incompetence Inflammatory conditions Scleritis Vasculitis Trauma, mechanical and physical conditions Tracheal stenosis belong(s) to the category of Autoimmune diseases Polychondritis: Definition(s) via UMLS..... "An acquired disease of unknown etiology, chronic course, and tendency to recur. It is characterized...
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Polychondritis eMedicine Rheumatology

Location: http://www.emedicine.com/med/topic2000.htm

Author: Nicholas L Compton, MD, Staff Physician, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Washington Medical Center
Contents Introduction Clinical Differentials Workup Treatment Medication Follow-up Miscellaneous Pictures Bibliography
Synonyms and related keywords: relapsing polychondritis, RP, cartilaginous inflammation, cartilage inflammation, inflamed cartilage, inflamed ear, ear inflammation, inflamed nose, nose inflammation, inflamed laryngotracheobronchial tree,...
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Polychondritis NORD

Location: http://www.rarediseases.org/search/rdbdetail_abstract.html?disname=Polychondritis

Polychondritis is a rare degenerative disease characterized by recurrent inflammation of the cartilage in the body. Deterioration of the cartilage may affect any site of the body where cartilage is present. Ears, larynx and trachea may become "floppy," and the bridge of the nose can collapse into a "saddlenose" shape....
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PubMed Search for Relapsing Polychondritis in the orthopaedic journals

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To undertake a current Medline search for Relapsing Polychondritis in the English language orthopaedic journals copy the following search string (italics) and paste it into the PubMed search engine, or use the "Create Bibliography" link.
"polychondritis, relapsing"[Majr] AND (jrid22024 OR jrid2275 OR jrid2208 OR jrid32471 OR jrid3046 OR jrid1981 OR jrid22800...
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Relapsing Polychondritis

Location: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Relapsing_polychondritis

Polychondritis is an auto-immune disease in which the human's body's immune system begins to attack and destroy the cartilage tissues in the body. Wikipedia
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Relapsing Polychondritis

Location: http://rpolychondritis.tripod.com/index.html

Patient Support Group Our mission is to provide a gathering place for those afflicted with Polychondritis and also a place of support for their family members. Our goal is to join the world together in a complete understanding of Relapsing Polychondritis. Only when there is understanding, can there be a hope for a cure! Patient Provider
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Relapsing Polychondritis Baylor

Location: http://www.bcm.edu/oto/grand/111794.html

Baylor College of Medicine Grand Rounds Archive. Review of the subject and a case presentation from the Otolaryngologic point of view
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Relapsing Polychondritis Clinical Review

Location: http://rpolychondritis.tripod.com/DRTrentham.html

Relapsing polychondritis is an uncommon, multisystem disease that can be life-threatening, debilitating, and difficult to diagnose. It is characterized by recurrent, potentially severe, and frightening episodes of inflammation of cartilaginous tissues. All types of cartilage may be involved, including the elastic cartilage of the ears and nose, the hyaline cartilage...
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