Relapsing polychondritis

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Relapsing polychondritis

Synonyms: Polychondropathia

A rare clinically heterogeneous multisystemic inflammatory disease characterized by inflammation of the cartilage and proteoglycan rich structures leading to cartilage damage along with joint ocular and cardiovascular involvement.

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