Relapsing polychondritis

What is Relapsing polychondritis?

Relapsing polychondritis is a condition characterized by inflammation and deterioration of cartilage. Although the disease usually causes pain and deformity if unrecognized and untreated, it can be life-threatening when respiratory tract, heart valves or blood vessels are affected.

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I have relapsing polychondritis, it started in left ear then went right ear. It moved both eyes. I had a scan done on head and showed calification...

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relapsing poly chondritis is condition involve cartilage-of body,mainly it effects ear sternum. skin nose. inflammation of eye is present as a...

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I was recently diagnosed with relapsing polychondritis and was put on a prednisone, methotrexate, folic acid cocktail . I am currently taking 6...

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Hi,Jennifer,there is nothing to worry about.This are cytotoxic drugs they kill the disease cells ,along with this they affect the hair follicles so...

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diagnosed with relapsing polychondritis. both ear cartilages are inflammated. all blood & urine tests including PR3 XXXXXXX IF and other relevant...

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Hello Mr. XXXXXXX

Relapsing polychondritis is characterized by destruction of cartilage present in the body. Though cartilage is present in many...

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