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Relapsing polychondritis

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Abstract

A very rare disease affecting a number of organs. The disease is episodic, but occasionally progressive. It is an inflammatory process affecting structures of the cartilage and tissues with a high content of glycosaminoglycans. Clinical symptoms appear in the areas of the pinna of the ear, nose, larynx, upper airways, joints, heart, blood vessels, inner ear, cornea and sclera.

Keywords

Spinal Segment Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Integration Centre Afferent Nerve Pathway Nerve Pathway 
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