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Term:
relapsing polychondritis (DOID:2556)
Annotations: Rat: (2) Mouse: (2) Human: (2) Chinchilla: (2) Bonobo: (2) Dog: (2) Squirrel: (2) Pig: (2)
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
chondromalacia +     
chondromalacia patellae 
relapsing polychondritis +   
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.

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: Chronic Atrophic Polychondritis ;   chondromalacia, systemic ;   chronic atrophic polychondritides ;   relapsing polychondritides
Primary IDs: MESH:D011081
Alternate IDs: RDO:0003439
Xrefs: GARD:7417 ;   ICD10CM:M94.1 ;   NCI:C157268
Definition Sources: MESH:D011081

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