John Hopkins Medicine Podcasts: Relapsing Polychondritis

Relapsing polychondritis is a rare autoimmune condition, where the body attacks its own cartilage and collagen, a tough fibrous component of skin and other body parts. Marcela Ferrada, an infectious disease physician at Johns Hopkins and someone with the condition, describes some of the organs and structures that may be…...

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Disease Information from Benaroya Research Institute Virginia Mason

Relapsing polychondritis (RP) is a rheumatic autoimmune disease. It is a rare disease in which the immune system attacks the body’s cartilage. RP disease progression includes pain and deformity, which accompanies inflammation and deterioration of cartilage within the ear, nose, trachea and joints.  RP research findings are also of interest…...

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A Rheumatologic Disorder Mimicking Asthma

Abstract of A Rheumatologic Disorder Mimicking Asthma, as found on http://www.atsjournals.org. Click below to read more.  ...

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