chondritis


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chondritis

(kɒndˈraɪtɪs)
n
a swelling and tenderness of cartilage
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Chondritis

chon·dri·tis

n. condritis, infl. de un cartílago.
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Pseudomonas aeruginosa necrotizing chondritis complicating high helical ear piercing case report: clinical and public health perspectives.
Chondritis or secondary infection of ear cartilage develops in the former, i.e., superficial and deep dermal burns and is seen 3-5 weeks post-burn.
Bilateral auricular chondritis was present, with moderate hyperemia of the right ear (Figure 2).
The most frequent otology presenting symptoms is auricular chondritis, which is specific of RP once a local disease or infection has been ruled out.
The most frequent complications are wound infection, hematoma, chondritis, malposition of the ear and recurrence of the abnormality (12-15).
As one of the principle complications, hyperpigmentation rate was reported around 30%.[sup][40] The other major postirradiation complications including hypopigmentation, delayed wound healing, chronic swelling, chondritis, dermatitis, and skin ulceration were believed to be infrequent.
There were histopathologic diagnoses of airway chondritis that were giving symptoms only through LT S in all of our cases.
In view of history of auricular chondritis, rash, inflammatory joint pain, constitutional symptoms, and proteinuria his autoimmune antibody profile was done.
established the diagnostic criteria that required the presence of more than three of the following six symptoms: auricular chondritis, polyarthritis, nasal chondritis, ocular inflammation, respiratory tract chondritis, and audiovestibular damage [2].
(40), the otorhinolaryngological findings were reported to include septum perforation, saddle nose, auricular chondritis, subglottic stenosis, coarse voice and stridor.
Failure of healing: Chronically infected tissue--granulations, osteitis, chondritis, devitalized tissue--myringitis, sequestra, avascular scar tissue.
Bilateral auricular chondritis Nonerosive inflammatory polyarthritis Nasal chondritis Ocular inflammation (conjunctivitis, scleritis, uveitis) Respiratory tract chondritis (laryngeal and tracheal cartilages) Vestibulocochlear dysfunction (hearing loss, tinnitus, and vertigo)