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Relapsing polychondritis

Disease definition

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.


Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s):
    • Polychondropathia
  • Prevalence: Unknown
  • Inheritance: Unknown 
  • Age of onset: All ages
  • ICD-10: M94.1
  • OMIM: -
  • UMLS: C0032453
  • MeSH: D011081
  • GARD: 7417
  • MedDRA: 10038304

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