Relapsing polychondritis in a child with common variable immunodeficiency.

@article{Karaca2009RelapsingPI,
  title={Relapsing polychondritis in a child with common variable immunodeficiency.},
  author={Neslihan Edeer Karaca and Guzide Aksu and Başak Yildiz and Nesrin Gulez and Bengu Gerceker Turk and Tuğrul Dereli and Necil Kutukculer},
  journal={International journal of dermatology},
  year={2009},
  volume={48 5},
  pages={525-8}
}
Common variable immunodeficiency (CVID) is associated with recurrent infections and autoimmunity. The most common autoimmune conditions are idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura, autoimmune hemolytic anemia, chronic arthritis, and gastrointestinal inflammation. Relapsing polychondritis (RP) is an episodic and progressive systemic inflammatory disease, characterized by auricular chondritis, polyarthritis, nasal, and respiratory tract chondritis. Autoimmunity to cartilage-related components is… CONTINUE READING

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