Relapsing polychondritis.


Journal Article (Review)

Relapsing polychondritis is a rare disease of unknown etiology. It is characterized by progressive episodic recurring inflammation and degeneration of cartilaginous structures. The inflammation typically involves the cartilage of the ear, nose, trachea, and various peripheral joints. Treatment options most commonly involve the use of anti-inflammatory drugs and corticosteroids.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Freedman, SF; Amedee, RG

Published Date

  • April 1, 1992

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 144 / 4

Start / End Page

  • 131 - 133

PubMed ID

  • 1613303

Pubmed Central ID

  • 1613303

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0024-6921


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States