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Disease Polychondritis, Relapsing

Name Polychondritis, Relapsing
Synonyms Atrophic Polychondritides, Chronic | Atrophic Polychondritis, Chronic | Chronic Atrophic Polychondritides | Chronic Atrophic Polychondritis | Polychondritides, Chronic Atrophic | Polychondritides, Relapsing | Polychondritis, Chronic Atrophic | Relapsing Polychondritides | Relapsing Polychondritis
Definition 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.
Categories Connective tissue disease | Musculoskeletal disease
MeSH® ID D011081
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1. DiseasesMusculoskeletal Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Cartilage Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Polychondritis, Relapsing
2. DiseasesSkin and Connective Tissue Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Connective Tissue Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Cartilage Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Polychondritis, Relapsing

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Polychondritis, Relapsing
  Meyenburg-Altherr-Uehlinger syndrome