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Polychondritis, Relapsing MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Polychondritis, Relapsing
Tree Number(s)
C05.182.531
C17.300.182.531
Unique ID
D011081
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011081
Scope Note
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.
Entry Term(s)
Polychondritis, Chronic Atrophic
Public MeSH Note
72
History Note
72(67)
Date Established
1972/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
1992/05/22
Polychondritis, Relapsing Preferred
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