Summary: 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.
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- Relapsing polychondritis: a rare disease with varying symptomsBeatrice Bourghardt Peebo
Department of Ophthalmology, Linkoping University, Linkoping, Sweden
Acta Ophthalmol Scand 82:472-5. 2004b>Relapsing polychondritis (RPC) is a rare systemic disease affecting primarily cartilaginous and proteoglycan-rich structures. It is a potentially fatal disease with unknown aetiology. There are no specific tests for RPC...
- Endolymphatic hydrops as a cause of audio-vestibular manifestations in relapsing polychondritisJunko Murata
Department of Otolaryngology, Osaka University School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
Acta Otolaryngol 126:548-52. 2006b>Relapsing polychondritis (RP) is characterized by inflammation and subsequent degeneration of cartilage. We report a 61-year-old woman who had RP with audio-vestibular manifestations...
- A new animal model for relapsing polychondritis, induced by cartilage matrix protein (matrilin-1)A S Hansson
Section for Medical Inflammation Research, Department of Cell and Molecular Biology, Lund University, 22362 Lund, Sweden
J Clin Invest 104:589-98. 1999b>Relapsing polychondritis (RP) differs from rheumatoid arthritis (RA) in that primarily cartilage outside diarthrodial joints is affected. The disease usually involves trachea, nose, and outer ears...
- A case of relapsing polychondritis with bilateral sensorineural hearing loss and perforation of the nasal septum at the onsetTokutaro Tsuda
Institute of Rheumatology, Aoyama Hospital, Tokyo Women s Medical University, 2 7 13 Kita Aoyama, Minato ku, Tokyo 107 0061, Japan
Mod Rheumatol 17:148-52. 2007..Audiometry revealed bilateral sensorineural hearing loss. A second biopsy of the nasal septum showed an inflammatory change in the cartilage. Thus we diagnosed early-stage relapsing polychondritis.
- Nonparaneoplastic limbic encephalitis with relapsing polychondritisYasuyuki Ohta
Department of Neurology, Graduate School of Medicine and Dentistry, Okayama University, 2 5 1 Shikata cho, Okayama 700 8558, Japan
J Neurol Sci 220:85-8. 2004b>Relapsing polychondritis (RP), which shows pain, swelling and destruction of the affected parts, is a rare autoimmune disorder affecting cartilage...
- Relapsing polychondritis with features of dementia with Lewy bodiesElizabeth Head
Institute for Brain Aging and Dementia, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697 4540, USA
Acta Neuropathol 112:217-25. 2006..of dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB) who proved neuropathologically to have degeneration induced by relapsing polychondritis (RP), an autoimmune inflammatory disorder of cartilaginous tissues...
- Endobronchial ultrasonography in the diagnosis and treatment of relapsing polychondritis with tracheobronchial malaciaYuka Miyazu
Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Hiroshima City Hospital, 7 33 Motomachi, Naka ku, Hiroshima 730 0011, Japan
Chest 124:2393-5. 2003b>Relapsing polychondritis (RP) with tracheobronchial involvement has a poor prognosis, and a delay in diagnosis increases morbidity and mortality; however, the diagnosis is difficult to make...
- Active aortitis in relapsing polychondritisA G Selim
Department of Histopathology, Royal Brompton Hospital, Imperial College, School of Medicine, Sydney Street, London SW3 6NP, UK
J Clin Pathol 54:890-2. 2001b>Relapsing polychondritis (RP) is a rare inflammatory multiorgan disorder affecting cartilaginous structures and other connective tissues...
- Bilateral tension pneumothorax and tension pneumoperitoneum secondary to tracheal tear in a patient with relapsing polychondritisYu Ting Lin
Department of Anesthesiology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital and National Yang Ming University School of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
J Chin Med Assoc 72:488-91. 2009b>Relapsing polychondritis (RP) is a rare disease that is characterized by recurrent inflammation and destruction of cartilage and connective tissues...
- Otologic manifestations of relapsing polychondritis. Review of literature and report of nine casesEdgar Bachor
Universitäts HNO Klinik, Franz Josef Strauss Allee 11, D 93053 Regensburg, Germany
Auris Nasus Larynx 33:135-41. 2006b>Relapsing polychondritis (RP) is an episodic disease most likely of autoimmune etiology, characterized by recurrent inflammation of cartilaginous structures.
- Serum cytokine profiles in relapsing polychondritis suggest monocyte/macrophage activationThomas Stabler
Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
Arthritis Rheum 50:3663-7. 2004There is evidence that autoimmunity plays a significant role in the pathogenesis of relapsing polychondritis (RP)...
- Takayasu disease presenting as malignant pyoderma gangrenosum in a child with relapsing polychondritisSamer Ghosn
Department of Dermatology, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
J Am Acad Dermatol 59:S84-7. 2008A 7-year-old Lebanese girl with recently diagnosed relapsing polychondritis had a 1-month history of several painful ulcerations involving her entire body. Skin biopsy was consistent with the diagnosis of pyoderma gangrenosum...
- Relapsing polychondritisPeter D Kent
Division of Rheumatology, Department of Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 59905, USA
Curr Opin Rheumatol 16:56-61. 2004b>Relapsing polychondritis is a unique, rare autoimmune disorder in which the cartilaginous tissues are the primary targets of destruction but the immune damage can spread to involve noncartilaginous tissues like the kidney, blood vessels, ..
- Proteomic surveillance of autoantigens in relapsing polychondritisYasuhiko Tanaka
Institute of Medical Science, St Marianna University School of Medicine, Kanagawa, Japan
Microbiol Immunol 50:117-26. 2006b>Relapsing polychondritis (RP) is a systemic inflammatory disease, in which autoimmunity to cartilage-related components is thought to be involved in its pathogenesis. However, the autoimmune profile in RP has not been studied fully...
- Relapsing polychondritis: An autoimmune disease with many facesTobias Lahmer
Department of Nephrology, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Technische Universitaet Muenchen, Germany
Autoimmun Rev 9:540-6. 2010b>Relapsing polychondritis (RPC) is a rare immune mediated disease which is associated with inflammation in cartilaginous tissue throughout the body...
- [Sweet's syndrome as the presenting manifestation of relapsing polychondritis]H Wastiaux
Clinique Dermatologique, CHU de Nantes, Hotel Dieu, 44093 Nantes Cedex, France
Rev Med Interne 31:e1-3. 2010b>Relapsing polychondritis (RP) is a rare disorder characterized by recurrent inflammatory episodes involving various cartilages. The clinical course of RP is variable, and dermatologic manifestations are uncommon...
- Anaesthetic management of a patient with relapsing polychondritis undergoing laparoscopic surgeryT T Tanaka
Department of Anaesthesia, National Hospital Organization Kyoto Medical Centre, Japan
Anaesth Intensive Care 34:372-4. 2006We describe the anaesthetic management of a patient with relapsing polychondritis who underwent laparoscopic cholecystectomy...
- Relapsing polychondritis: a clinical reviewErik Letko
Uveitis and Immunology Service, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
Semin Arthritis Rheum 31:384-95. 2002This study comprehensively reviews the literature related to relapsing polychondritis (RP).
- Relapsing polychondritisRonald P Rapini
Department of Dermatology, University of Texas Medical School and MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
Clin Dermatol 24:482-5. 2006b>Relapsing polychondritis is a rare disease most commonly presenting as inflammation of the cartilage of the ears and nose. Auricular chondritis, with red ears resembling infectious cellulitis, is the most common initial finding...
- Alopecia areata and relapsing polychondritis or mosaic autoimmunity? The first experience of co-trimoxazole treatmentA P Rozin
The B Shine Department of Rheumatology, Rambam Medical Centre and Faculty of Medicine, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
Ann Rheum Dis 62:778-80. 2003..Both the mosaic of autoimmunity and relapsing polychondritis were considered in the differential diagnosis. The patient was successfully treated with co-trimoxazole...
- [A case report of relapsing polychondritis with an auricular ulcer complicated by systemic sclerosis]Kota Sugisaki
Division of Rheumatology, Ohta Nishinouchi Hospital, Koriyama City, Fukushima
Ryumachi 42:610-7. 2002..Head MRI taken on October 2nd, 2001, showed a partial defect in the nasal septum with a length of 10 mm. The patient was considered as a rare case of a complication of relapsing polychondritis and systemic sclerosis.
- Concomitant Sweet's syndrome and relapsing polychondritisChristian Vestergaard
Acta Derm Venereol 87:426-7. 2007
- Surgical treatment of the cardiac manifestations of relapsing polychondritis: overview of 33 patients identified through literature review and the Mayo Clinic recordsChadi Dib
Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minn 55905, USA
Mayo Clin Proc 81:772-6. 2006To analyze the cardiac findings that necessitate surgery in patients with relapsing polychondritis (RP) and to compare our results to cases in the literature.
- Sweet's syndrome and relapsing polychondritis: is their appearance in the same patient a coincidental occurrence or a bona fide association of these conditions?Philip R Cohen
University of Houston Health Center, and the Department of Dermatology, University of Texas Houston Medical School, Houston, TX 77401, USA
Int J Dermatol 43:772-7. 2004
- Total hearing loss and blindness caused by relapsing polychondritis and myelodysplastic syndromeBozena Coha
General Hospital Dr Josip Bencevic, Andrije Stampara 42, 35000, Slavonski Brod, Croatia
Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 264:1517-9. 2007b>Relapsing polychondritis is an autoimmune disease that primarily manifests as cartilaginous tissue destruction. However, the immune impairment may also involve noncartilaginous tissues such as kidneys, blood vessels, etc...
- Relapsing polychondritis affecting the lower respiratory tractJeffrey V Behar
Department of Radiology, Duke University Medical Center, Box 3808, Durham, NC 27710, USA
AJR Am J Roentgenol 178:173-7. 2002The purpose of this study was to describe the CT findings of lower respiratory tract involvement by relapsing polychondritis.
- Sweet's syndrome revealing relapsing polychondritisL Astudillo
Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital Purpan, Toulouse, France
Int J Dermatol 43:720-2. 2004Sweet's syndrome is extremely rare in relapsing polychondritis. We report a rare case of Sweet's syndrome revealing relapsing polychondritis...
- Relapsing polychondritis and airway involvementArmin Ernst
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
Chest 135:1024-30. 2009To assess the prevalence and characteristics of airway involvement in relapsing polychondritis (RP).
- Relapsing polychondritis: case report and literature reviewKrzysztof Pol
Department of Metabolic Diseases and Gastroenterology, National Institute of Food and Nutrition, Warszawa, Poland
Pol Arch Med Wewn 119:680-3. 2009b>Relapsing polychondritis (RP) is a rare connective tissue disease which affects cartilaginous tissues of the nose, earlobes, respiratory tract, and joints, as well as proteoglycan-rich tissues including the media of the arteries, the ..
- Dermatologic manifestations of relapsing polychondritis. A study of 200 cases at a single centerC Frances
Department of Internal Medicine, Hopital de la Pitie, 83, Boulevard de l Hopital, 75651 Paris, France
Medicine (Baltimore) 80:173-9. 2001Dermatologic manifestations of relapsing polychondritis (RP) have been relatively poorly studied compared to other manifestations...
- Granuloma annulare, relapsing polychondritis, sarcoidosis, and systemic lupus erythematosus: conditions whose dermatologic manifestations may occur as hematologic malignancy-associated mucocutaneous paraneoplastic syndromesPhilip R Cohen
Dermatologic Surgery Center of Houston, and the Department of Dermatology, University of Texas Houston Medical School, USA
Int J Dermatol 45:70-80. 2006
- Urinary type II collagen neoepitope as an outcome measure for relapsing polychondritisVirginia B Kraus
Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
Arthritis Rheum 48:2942-8. 2003Herein we describe the case of a man who was diagnosed as having relapsing polychondritis (RP) when he was 18 years of age and was treated over the course of 2 years with numerous immunosuppressive agents, including tumor necrosis factor ..
- Relapsing polychondritis, chronic hepatitis C virus infection, and mixed cryoglobulemiaIvonne Herrera
Department of Medicine, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, FL, USA
Semin Arthritis Rheum 33:388-403. 2004Review of relapsing polychondritis (RP) and its association to chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection and mixed cryoglobulinemia.
- Severe relapsing polychondritis occurring after ear piercingJacques Serratrice
Service de Medecine Interne, the Fédération d Oto Rhino Laryngologie, and the Service de Radiologie, CHU Timone, 264 rue Saint Pierre, 13385 Marseille Cedex 5, France
J Rheumatol 30:2716-7. 2003We describe a case of relapsing polychondritis with laryngo-tracheal involvement, occurring after ear piercing in a 39-year-old woman. Polychondritis was clearly time-related to ear piercing...
- Relapsing polychondritisPeter Gergely
First Department of Rheumatology and Metabolic Osteology, National Institute of Rheumatology and Physiotherapy, H 1023 Frankel Leó 38 40, Budapest, Hungary
Best Pract Res Clin Rheumatol 18:723-38. 2004b>Relapsing polychondritis (RP) is a rare multisystem autoimmune disease of unknown origin characterized by recurrent episodes of inflammation and progressive destruction of cartilaginous tissues...
- Relapsing polychondritis, induced in mice with matrilin 1, is an antibody- and complement-dependent diseaseAnn Sofie Hansson
Department of Clinical Immunology, Goteborg University, Goteborg, Sweden
Am J Pathol 164:959-66. 2004b>Relapsing polychondritis is an autoimmune disease that affects cartilage in the ear, nose, and respiratory tract...
- Identification of type II collagen peptide 261-273-specific T cell clones in a patient with relapsing polychondritisJane H Buckner
Virginia Mason Research Center, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
Arthritis Rheum 46:238-44. 2002To characterize and clone T cells specific for type II collagen (CII) in a patient with relapsing polychondritis (RP) and to establish whether the immunodominant epitope of CII determined in HLA transgenic mice is used in the human ..
- The occurrence of autoantibodies to matrilin 1 reflects a tissue-specific response to cartilage of the respiratory tract in patients with relapsing polychondritisA S Hansson
Medical Inflammation Research, Lund University, Sweden
Arthritis Rheum 44:2402-12. 2001b>Relapsing polychondritis (RP) is an inflammatory disease that mainly affects cartilage tissue in the auricle, nose, and lower respiratory tract. When tracheolaryngeal cartilage is involved, the disease is occasionally fatal...
- Severe respiratory dysfunction in a patient with relapsing polychondritis: should we treat the saddle nose deformity?M D Haug
Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, University Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland
J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 62:e7-10. 2009..of a saddle nose deformity, causing severe ventilation restrictions in a 42-year-old man diagnosed with relapsing polychondritis. Relapsing polychondritis is an autoimmune disorder, in which antibodies to type II collagen cause an ..
- Orbital mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue (MALT)-type lymphoma in a patient with relapsing polychondritisJ J Lichauco
Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York 10461, USA
Arthritis Rheum 44:1713-5. 2001b>Relapsing polychondritis is characterized by recurrent inflammation of the cartilaginous tissues of the ears, nose, peripheral joints, and the tracheobronchial tree...
- Durability of nasal reconstruction in an adolescent with relapsing polychondritis treated with infliximabDavid Bell
Pediatric Plastic Surgery, Children s Hospital Central California, Madera, Calif 93638 8762, USA
Plast Reconstr Surg 120:1087-8. 2007
- [Recurrent polychondritis: apropos of a case]M Crovetto
Servicio de ORL, Hospital de Basurto, Avda Montevideo, 18, 48013 Bilbao
Acta Otorrinolaringol Esp 54:727-30. 2003We present a case of relapsing polychondritis which presented as hypoacusis and showed several peculiarities. The initial diagnosis was serous otitis...
- Magic syndrome and true aortic aneurysmC Hidalgo-Tenorio
Autoimmune Disease Unit, Internal Medicine Service, University Hospital Virgen de las Nieves, Granada, Spain
Clin Rheumatol 27:115-7. 2008..After 12 months, she suffered an aneurysm of the ascending aorta, dilatation of the sinotubular junction, and severe aortic insufficiency, which forced surgery. During this time, the patient finally died...
- Relapsing polychondritis: a rare disease of multisystem involvementB P Paudyal
Department of Medicine, Patan Hospital, Lalitpur, Nepal
JNMA J Nepal Med Assoc 46:81-3. 2007b>Relapsing Polychondritis (RP) is a rare connective tissue disease of unclear pathogenesis and may present with multisystem involvement...
- A case of relapsing polychondritis involving placement of an expandable metallic stentShigenori Nobukiyo
Department of Otolaryngology, St Marianna University School of Medicine, 2 16 1 Sugao, Miyamae ku, 216 8511, Kawasaki, Japan
Auris Nasus Larynx 30:S141-4. 2003b>Relapsing polychondritis is a relatively uncommon disease characterized by recurrence of progressive inflammation of cartilaginous structures...
- Case records of the Massachusetts General Hospital. Case 14-2007. A 59-year-old man with fever and pain and swelling of both eyes and the right earJoan R Butterton
Infectious Disease Division, Massachusetts General Hospital, USA
N Engl J Med 356:1980-8. 2007
- [Diagnostic image (171). A man with a painful red ear. Relapsing polychondritis]G K van Wermeskerken
Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 148:22. 2004A 50-year-old man presented with a painful and red swollen right ear, fever, iridocyclitis and a peripheral facial nerve palsy, due to relapsing polychondritis. Immunosuppressive therapy was successful.
- [Relapsing polychondritis as a rare different diagnosis of erysipelas]Andi Krumbholz
Klinik für Dermatologie und Dermatologische Allergologie, Klinikum der Friedrich Schiller Universitat Jena
J Dtsch Dermatol Ges 2:286-9. 2004..failure to respond and a history of previous laryngeal and nasal swelling suggested the possibility of relapsing polychondritis. High dose prednisolone therapy produced marked improvement...
- [Airway manifestations of relapsing polychondritis: treatment with cyclophosphamide and placement of bronchial stents]B Hellmich
Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik, Rheumatologische Ambulanz, BG Kliniken Bergmannsheil, Universitatsklinik, Ruhr Universitat Bochum, Bürckle de la Camp Platz 1, 44789 Bochum
Z Rheumatol 62:73-9. 2003We report the case of a 41-year-old female patient with relapsing polychondritis and severe respiratory involvement. The patient presented with acute respiratory failure requiring endotracheal intubation...
- [Relapsing polychondritis revealed by ENT symptoms: clinical characteristics in three patients]O Malard
Service d O R L et de Chirurgie Cervico Faciale, CHU Hotel Dieu, 1, Place A Ricordeau, BP 1005, 44093 Nantes Cedex 01, France
Ann Otolaryngol Chir Cervicofac 119:202-8. 2002b>Relapsing polychondritis (RP) is a recurrent, chronic and rare disease of unknown etiology, considered as a systemic vasculitis...
- Successful treatment of relapsing polychondritis with mycophenolate mofetilGary Goldenberg
Departments of DermatologyPathology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
J Dermatolog Treat 17:158-9. 2006..A diagnosis of relapsing polychondritis was made based on positive serum antibodies to type II collagen and a wedge biopsy which revealed areas ..
- Performance of a self-expanding silicone stent in palliation of benign airway conditionsThomas R Gildea
Department of Pulmonary Allergy and Critical Care Medicine, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
Chest 130:1419-23. 2006..Study: We report a retrospective review of our experience with the Polyflex stent in the management of benign airway conditions...
- [Manifestations mimicking relapsing polychondritis in a patient with microscopic polyangiitis]Hiroe Ogawa
The Second Department of Internal Medicine, Saitama Medical Center
Nihon Rinsho Meneki Gakkai Kaishi 28:104-8. 2005..Due to lacks of nasal and bronchial involvements, as well as the evidence of auricular vasculitis, we concluded that her findings mimicking relapsing polychondritis developed as systemic manifestations of MPA.
- A case of severe dyspnea caused by relapsing polychondritisAki Sakata
Department of Otolaryngology, Tokyo Postal Services Agency Hospital, Tokyo 102 8798, Japan
Auris Nasus Larynx 33:215-8. 2006b>Relapsing polychondritis (RP) is a multi-systemic rheumatic disease characterized by widespread and potentially destructive inflammatory lesion of the cartilage...
- Fixed and dynamic airway obstruction in polychondritisBabu T Muntimadugu
Department of Thoracic Surgery, Royal Brompton Hospital, London SW3 6NP, UK
Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 27:705. 2005
- Long-term management of polychondritis with serial tracheobronchial stentsTakahiro Nakajima
Department of Thoracic Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, Chiba University, Chiba, Japan
Ann Thorac Surg 81:e24-6. 2006A 56-year-old woman was referred to our hospital for airway compromise. Relapsing polychondritis was diagnosed by bronchial cartilage biopsy...
- Relapsing polychondritis: reversible airway obstruction is not always asthmaMichael J Segel
Institute of Pulmonology, Hadassah Hebrew University Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel
Mayo Clin Proc 79:407-9. 2004b>Relapsing polychondritis (RP) is a rare disease characterized by recurrent inflammation of cartilaginous and other proteoglycan-rich tissues. Respiratory tract involvement is a common cause of morbidity and mortality in RP...
- Endobronchial ultrasound morphology of expiratory central airway collapseSeptimiu Murgu
Department of Pulmonary Medicine, University of California, Irvine, Orange, California 92868, USA
Respirology 13:315-9. 2008..In tracheobronchomalacia due to relapsing polychondritis, the cartilage is thick and irregular while the membranous portion is normal...
- Laryngotracheal involvement as the initial manifestation of relapsing polychondritisShu Jen Chang
Section of Allergy, Immunology, and Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, Cheng Hsin Rehabilitation Medical Center, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, R O C
J Chin Med Assoc 68:279-82. 2005b>Relapsing polychondritis (RP) is a rare multisystemic disease characterized by recurrent inflammation of cartilaginous and noncartilaginous tissues...
- Uncommon CT findings in relapsing polychondritisLaura E Faix
Department of Radiology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 26:2134-6. 2005b>Relapsing polychondritis is a rare inflammatory disorder of cartilage with well-established clinical features and imaging characteristics...
- [Endotracheal prosthesis treatment of upper respiratory manifestations of atrophic polychondritis]C Seinturier
Presse Med 31:316. 2002
- Severe recurrent neurological disease in the MAGIC syndromeElie Gertner
J Rheumatol 31:1018-9. 2004
- [Relapsing polychondritis--a challenge for modern diagnostics and treatment]Katarzyna Mihułka
I Katedra i Klinika Chorób Wewnetrznych i Medycyny Wsi Collegium Medicum Uniwersytetu Jagiellońskiego w Krakowie
Przegl Lek 65:77-81. 2008b>Relapsing polychondritis is a rare autoimmune disease, which is due to sporadic occurrence, unexplained etiology and wide range of symptoms resulting in the difficulties in diagnosis...
- Bilateral ear swelling and cough. Relapsing polychondritisKamel H Mroue
Department of Internal Medicine, American University of Beirut, Cairo Street, Beirut, Lebanon
Postgrad Med 115:97-8, 101. 2004
- Relapsing polychondritis presenting with complete heart blockBernard Hojaili
Division of Rheumatology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, USA
J Clin Rheumatol 14:24-6. 2008b>Relapsing polychondritis (RP) is a rare autoimmune disease characterized by recurrent inflammation of cartilagenous structures, including the ears, nose, trachea, and joints...
- Relapsing polychondritis in HIV-infected patients: a report of two casesJacqueline C Dolev
Department of Dermatology, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94110, USA
J Am Acad Dermatol 51:1023-5. 2004b>Relapsing polychondritis is a rare autoimmune disease characterized by inflammation and degeneration of cartilaginous tissue...
- A case of relapsing polychondritis preceded by inner ear involvementKenichi Kumakiri
Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Fujieda Municipal General Hospital, 4 1 11 Surugadai, Fujieda, Shizuoka 426 8677, Japan
Auris Nasus Larynx 32:71-6. 2005b>Relapsing polychondritis is a rare disease of unknown etiology causing systematic inflammation of the whole cartilaginous tissues. We report a patient with relapsing polychondritis preceded by inner ear involvement...
- Metallic tracheal stents: complications associated with long-term use in the upper airwayAlan R Burningham
Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland 97201, USA
Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 111:285-90. 2002....
- Cardiac manifestations of relapsing polychondritis--a case reportChan Ming Wu
Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Kaohsiung Municipal Women and Children Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China
Angiology 55:583-6. 2004b>Relapsing polychondritis is a systemic autoimmune disease that may be associated with inflammatory arthritis, vasculitis, aortitis, and inflammation of the aortic valve and ring...
- Pneumatosis cystoides intestinalis in relapsing polychondritisSeung Ki Kwok
Division of Rheumatology, Department of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine, The Catholic University of Korea, Kang Nam St Mary s Hospital, 505 Banpo Dong, Seocho Gu, Seoul 137 040, South Korea
Clin Rheumatol 26:1565-7. 2007b>Relapsing polychondritis (RP) is a rare systemic disease characterized by an inflammatory process involving predominantly cartilaginous structures. Pneumatosis cystoides intestinalis (PCI) in RP has not been reported previously...
- [Placement of an expandable metallic stent (Ultraflex) for tracheobronchial stenosis in relapsing polychondritis]Masamichi Takagi
Department of Respiratory Medicine, Jikei University Kashiwa Hospital
Nihon Kokyuki Gakkai Zasshi 44:997-1001. 2006..Chest computed tomography showed stenosis of the trachea and both main bronchi. Relapsing polychondritis (RP) was diagnosed, and steroid therapy was started. Dyspnea at rest appeared suddenly...
- A case of life-threatening refractory polychondritis successfully treated with combined intensive immunosuppressive therapy with methotrexateKunihiro Yamaoka
First Department of Internal Medicine, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Japan, 1 1 Iseigaoka, Yahata nishi ku, Kitakyushu 807 8555, Japan
Mod Rheumatol 17:144-7. 2007b>Relapsing polychondritis (RP) is a rare disease of unknown etiology causing systematic inflammation and resulting in destruction of cartilaginous tissues...
- [Multiple aortic aneurysms in chronic atrophic polychondritis]G Monsel
Service de Dermatologie, AP HP, Groupe Hospitalier Bichat Claude Bernard, Universite Paris 7 Denis Diderot, Paris
Ann Dermatol Venereol 134:552-4. 2007Although rare, cardiovascular involvement is the second most frequent cause of mortality in chronic relapsing polychondritis behind tracheobronchial tree chondritis...
- Leflunomide for relapsing polychondritis: successful longterm treatmentRichard P Handler
J Rheumatol 33:1916; author reply 1916-7. 2006
- [Relapsing polychondritis -- a case report and review of the literature]S Tesche
Klinik und Poliklinik Fur Hals, Nasen und Ohrenheilkunde Universitätsklinikum Hamburg Eppendorf
Laryngorhinootologie 84:352-6. 2005..The only laboratory abnormality was an elevated erythrocyte sedimentation rate. The patient has been treated successfully with Methotrexate 20 mg 1 x /week and Prednisone 15 mg/die for 4 month now...
- [A case of relapsing polychondritis with effective inhaled corticosteroid therapy]Takahiro Tsuburai
First Department of Internal Medicine, Yokohama City University
Arerugi 51:493-7. 2002
- [Patient with red ears. Untreated this could be fatal]Joachim Dissemond
Klinik und Poliklinik fur Dermatologie, Venerologie und Allergologie, Universitat Essen, Essen
MMW Fortschr Med 150:5. 2008
- A patient with swollen ears and ECG abnormalitiesH W M van Laarhoven
Department of Internal Medicine, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Neth J Med 64:130, 132. 2006
- Case 14-2007: a man with pain and swelling of both eyes and the right earSandeep Chauhan
N Engl J Med 357:621; author reply 621-2. 2007
- Relapsing polychondritisClive M Liu
Department of Dermatology, University of Utah, School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132, USA
Int J Dermatol 42:707-8. 2003..2). Blood tests showed a normal complete blood count, antinuclear antibody, and rheumatoid factor. Anti-collagen II antibodies were elevated at 29.2 Eu/ml (normal, 0-20 Eu/ml; borderline, 20-25 Eu/ml; elevated, > 25 Eu/ml)...
- Case report: a swollen and red earCaterina Cattel
J Am Geriatr Soc 51:138-9. 2003
- Corticosteroid-induced central serous chorioretinopathy in patients with ocular inflammatory disordersAnn Schalenbourg
University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
Klin Monbl Augenheilkd 219:264-7. 2002..We report acute visual loss after the use of systemic corticosteroids in three patients with long-standing ocular inflammatory disorders in whom CSC could initially be misinterpreted as a worsening of the primary inflammatory condition...
- Laryngotracheal involvement of relapsing polychondritis in a Korean girlCheol Min Kim
Department of Pediatrics, Asan Medical Center, College of Medicine, Ulsan University, Seoul, Korea
Pediatr Pulmonol 35:314-7. 2003We describe a young girl presenting with acute dyspnea because of laryngotracheal involvement of relapsing polychondritis (RP). RP, a multisystemic disorder of unknown etiology, is a very rare disease in children...
- Endobronchial stenting for respiratory complications in relapsing polychondritisOssama Abbas
Department of Internal Medicine, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Cairo St, Hamra, P O Box 11 0236, Beirut, Lebanon
Clin Rheumatol 26:271-3. 2007b>Relapsing polychondritis is characterized by recurrent inflammation and destruction of the cartilage and connective tissue...
- [A case of relapsing polychondritis with severe involvement of the lower airway in 10 years old boy]Jacek Postepski
Jacek Postepski, Klinika Pediatrii, Chorób Płuc i Reumatologii AM, Dzieciecy Szpital Kliniczny, ul Chodzki 2, 20 093 Lublin
Wiad Lek 55:763-71. 2002b>Relapsing polychondritis is a very rare disease of the connective tissue in children. Inflammation may affect all cartilaginous structures...
- Respiratory failure due to subglottic stenosis from relapsing polychondritisChristopher C Lee
Department of Emergency Medicine, Stony Brook University Hospital, School of Medicine, NY 11794, USA
Am J Emerg Med 24:750-2. 2006
- Auricular chondritis in NOD.DQ8.Abetao (Ag7-/-) transgenic mice resembles human relapsing polychondritisVeena Taneja
Department of Immunology, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
J Clin Invest 112:1843-50. 2003b>Relapsing polychondritis is a multisystem autoimmune disease involving cartilage destruction but no known causative antigen. HLA-DQ8 has been associated with various autoimmune diseases in humans...
- Value of gallium-67 scanning in monitoring therapeutic effectiveness in a patient with relapsing polychondritisMing Che Chang
Department of Nuclear Medicine, Taichung Veterans General Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan
Kaohsiung J Med Sci 24:328-33. 2008..Gallium scintigraphy is a valuable tool for evaluating inflammatory activity and monitoring therapeutic response in patients with relapsing polychondritis.
- The use of C3d and C4d immunohistochemistry on formalin-fixed tissue as a diagnostic adjunct in the assessment of inflammatory skin diseaseCynthia M Magro
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York 10065, USA
J Am Acad Dermatol 59:822-33. 2008....
- The misdiagnosis of superficial thrombophlebitis as cutaneous polyarteritis nodosa: features of the internal elastic lamina and the compact concentric muscular layer as diagnostic pitfallsKo Ron Chen
Department of Dermatology, Saiseikai Central Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
Am J Dermatopathol 32:688-93. 2010..and dermatopathology-related journals as cutaneous polyarteritis nodosa in Behçet's disease and relapsing polychondritis or granulomatous arteritis in nodular vasculitis-are actually consistent with the features of phlebitis ..
- [The reasons of laryngo-tracheal stenosis: a review of literature and analysis of 124 patients]Witold Szyfter
Klinika Otolaryngologii i Onkologii Laryngologicznej Uniwersytetu Medycznego im Karola Marcinkowskiego w Poznaniu
Otolaryngol Pol 63:338-42. 2009..diphtheria, histoplasmosis and the other), in connective tissue diseases (Wegener's granulomatosis, relapsing polychondritis), in blister diseases (pemphigoid cicarticans, epidermolysis bullosa hereditaria), in amyloidosis, in ..
- Detection of new anti-neutral glycosphingolipids antibodies and their effects on Trk neurotrophin receptorsT Mihara
Department of Neurology, Fujita Health University School of Medicine, 1 98 Dengakugakubo, Kutsukake cho, Toyoake, Aichi 470 1192, Japan
FEBS Lett 580:4991-5. 2006..disorders for the presence of anti-neutral glycosphingolipids antibodies and only found them in sera from relapsing polychondritis with limbic encephalitis patients...
- Autologous stem cell transplantation of treatment-resistant systemic vasculitis--a single center experience and review of the literatureI Kotter
University Hospital, Department of Internal Medicine II Oncology, Hematology, Immunology, Rheumatology, Pulmology, Tubingen, Germany
Clin Nephrol 64:485-9. 2005..We intended to analyze the effects of autoPBSCT in patients with treatment-resistant systemic vasculitis by analyzing the outcome of 4 patients from our own hospital, and comparing them to cases reported in the literature...
- Aortic involvement in rheumatic diseasesG Slobodin
Department of Internal Medicine A, Bnai Zion Medical Center, Technion, Haifa, Israel
Clin Exp Rheumatol 24:S41-7. 2006..To review the prevalence, mechanisms, presentations and clinical significance of aortic involvement in rheumatic inflammatory diseases...
- [Progressive sensorineural hearing loss: immunologic etiology]S Berrettini
Dipartimento di Neuroscienze,
Acta Otorhinolaryngol Ital 18:33-41. 1998..systemic sclerosis, systemic lupus erythematosus, giant cell arteritis, panarteritis nodosa, relapsing polychondritis, unclassified systemic vasculitides, etc, or as a distinct clinical entity, the so-called auto-immune ..
- The clinical spectrum of primary renal vasculitisMichael Samarkos
5th Department of Internal Medicine, Evangelismos Hospital, Athens, Greece
Semin Arthritis Rheum 35:95-111. 2005..Many forms of vasculitis may involve the kidneys. This review will focus on the clinical and histopathological aspects of renal involvement in the systemic vasculitides...
- A case of erythema nodosum and serositis associated with myelodysplastic syndromeJung Hye Choi
Department of Internal Medicine, Hanyang University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
Korean J Intern Med 20:177-9. 2005..serological abnormalities to classic connective tissue disorders such as Sjögren's syndrome, relapsing polychondritis, systemic lupus erythematosus, rheumatoid arthritis and mixed connective tissue disease...
- Purulent chondritis of the laryngeal framework cartilagesRon Eliashar
Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, The Hebrew University School of Medicine, Hadassah Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel
Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 114:219-22. 2005..Three patients had a diagnosis of PCLC. The probable causes were relapsing polychondritis, a previous prolonged intubation, and an idiopathic cause...
- [Indications and adverse events with the use of anti-TNFalpha agents in pediatric rheumatology: experience of a single center]Sheila Knupp Feitosa de Oliveira
Faculdade de Medicina da UFRJ Chefe do Servico de Reumatologia Pedictricia do IPPMG
Acta Reumatol Port 32:139-50. 2007..To report the efficacy and adverse events with the use of anti-TNFalpha agents in pediatric patients with rheumatic diseases...
- Necrotizing sialometaplasia of the larynx. A report of two cases and a review of the literatureB M Wenig
Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Department of Otolaryngic and Endocrine Pathology, Washington, DC 20306 6000, USA
Am J Clin Pathol 103:609-13. 1995..Subsequently, the patient was diagnosed as having relapsing polychondritis, the probable cause of the subglottic stenosis...
- [A clinical study of five cases demonstrating relapsing polychondritis]Rumi Minami
Department of Internal Medicine and Rheumatology, Clinical Research Institute, National Hospital Organization, Kyushu Medical Center
Nihon Rinsho Meneki Gakkai Kaishi 32:269-73. 2009b>Relapsing polychondritis (RP) is a rare multisystemic disease characterized by the recurrent inflammation of the cartilaginous structures of the external ear, nose, joint, larynx, and tracheobronchial tree, whose etiology might involve an ..
- EXPERIMENTAL POLYCHONDRITIS IN HLA-DQ TRANSGENIC MICEDavid Bradley; Fiscal Year: 2003b>Relapsing polychondritis, a human autoimmune disease of unknown etiology, is characterized by episodes of mononuclear infiltration of cartilage-rich sites resulting in the destruction of cartilaginous tissues and elevated mortality...