13 Doctors from 5 Countries Met in Washington, D.C. to Discuss Relapsing Polychondritis!

Washington, D.C. November 14, 2016 – The Relapsing Polychondritis Awareness and Support Foundation (“RPASF” or the “Foundation”) was thrilled to help host 13 Doctors from 5 Countries at the Henley…

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The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is interested in studying patients with Relapsing Polychondritis (RP)

Adult and pediatric patients are invited to come to the NIH in Bethesda, MD to participate in a research study.  The purpose of the study is to observe how RP…

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Relapsing Polychondritis Awareness and Support Foundation Releases “RP The Ride of My Life”

The Relapsing Polychondritis Awareness and Support Foundation is proud to release its first documentary, “RP The Ride of My Life,” chronicling one woman’s journey to live life with purpose while…

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$20,000.00 Matching Research Grant Awarded

The Relapsing Polychondritis Awareness and Support Foundation, Inc. (RPASF) is pleased to announce that we are the recipient of a partial research grant from the American Autoimmune Related Diseases Association,…

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Dr. Ferrada’s Abstract ‘Clinical Presentations of Relapsing Polychondritis: More Than a Swollen Ear’

Read Dr. Ferrada’s Abstract ‘Clinical Presentations of Relapsing Polychondritis: More Than a Swollen Ear’ which will be presented at the 2016 meeting of the ACR.

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Abstract Announcement

Friday, September 2, 2016, Washington, DC. RPASF, Inc. is proud to announce the following for each of the patients who helped and participated in our survey "Relapsing Polychondritis Epidemiology" :…

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Case Report: A Case of Relapsing Polychondritis Initiating with Unexplained Fever, Hindawi Publishing Corporation Case Reports in Medicine Volume 2016

Relapsing polychondritis (RP) is a rare autoimmune disease affecting the multiple organ system. Here, we describe a case of RP initially presenting with high fever. The patient was referred to…

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Science Direct: Relapsing Polychondritis with Severe Hearing Loss / Policondrite Recidivante com Perda Auditiva Severa

Relapsing polychondritis is an uncommon, immune-mediated condition characterized by episodes of inflammation of cartilaginous structures, especially the ears, nose, joints and respiratory tract. RP also affects proteoglycan-rich structures such as…

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A Nationwide Study of the Epidemiology of Relapsing Polychondritis, by PMC

Relapsing polychondritis (RP) is a rare autoimmune inflammatory disease that attacks mainly cartilaginous structures or causes serious damage in proteoglycan-rich structures (the eyes, heart, blood vessels, inner ear). This study…

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Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center, Relapsing Polychondritis entry

Relapsing polychondritis (RP) is a rare condition characterized by recurrent inflammation of cartilage and other tissues throughout the body. Cartilage is a tough but flexible tissue that covers the ends…

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