Relapsing Polychondritis Followed Up with FDG-PET.

Published on Jan 1, 2015in Internal Medicine1.005
· DOI :10.2169/INTERNALMEDICINE.54.3752
Hideharu Hagiya13
Estimated H-index: 13
(Okayama University),
Koichi Waseda9
Estimated H-index: 9
(Okayama University),
Fumio Otsuka35
Estimated H-index: 35
(Okayama University)
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Abstract Relapsing polychondritis (RPC) is a rare immune mediated disease which is associated with inflammation in cartilaginous tissue throughout the body. Especially the cartilaginous structures of ear, nose, joints and respiratory tract are affected. In around 30% of the cases an association with other diseases especially systemic vasculitis or myelodysplatic syndrome can be detected. The relative rarity of RPC has not permitted clinical trials to determine the efficacy and safety of therapy ...
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