"Polychondritis, Relapsing" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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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.
- Polychondritis, Relapsing
- Polychondritides, Relapsing
- Relapsing Polychondritides
- Relapsing Polychondritis
- Polychondritis, Chronic Atrophic
- Atrophic Polychondritides, Chronic
- Atrophic Polychondritis, Chronic
- Chronic Atrophic Polychondritides
- Chronic Atrophic Polychondritis
- Polychondritides, Chronic Atrophic
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