Perichondritis


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Per`i`chon`dri´tis


n.1.(Med.) Inflammation of the perichondrium.
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The side effects of radiation therapy range from more common and transient problems, such as soft tissue edema and sloughing of the mucosal layer (mucositis), to less common and more severe conditions like perichondritis of the laryngeal cartilages and necrosis of these cartilages.
Thus, donor site morbidities such as hematomas, perichondritis, and auricular deformities are avoided.
After 10 months of treatment with multibacillary multi drug therapy (MB-MDT); he had an unusual Type 2 lepra reaction (T2R) with constitutional symptoms, perichondritis, epididymo-orchitis, bilateral pedal edema and tender inguinal lymph nodes (Figure: 3); but without erythema nodosum leprosum (ENL) and neuritis.
Post-operative perichondritis was encountered in one patient undergoing incision and drainage with pressure bandage procedure, which could be treated with daily dressing and medications for 10 days.
Although infection and hematological malignancies were excluded, redness of the bilateral auricularis suggested auricular perichondritis despite anti-type II collagen antibody negativity.
During prolonged ventilation via a tube, the perfusion of the tracheal mucosa with blood can be so severely reduced by the cuff that constrictive perichondritis occurs due to mucosal necrosis; after endotracheal intubation or tracheosomy.
No serious complications of otitis media occurred, such as local cellulitis, perichondritis, mastoiditis, or intracranial abnormalities.
The anatomic features of the ear, as listed above, retard adequate healing and lead to secondary perichondritis.
aeruginosa or other gram-negative bacteria resistant to all other oral antimicrobial drugs Joint and bone infections, epididymo-orchitis, prostatitis, or perichondritis of the pinna suspected or proven to be caused by gram-negative or -positive bacteria resistant to all other appropriate antimicrobial drugs Gonorrhea Topical, ear Treatment of chronic 24.
Infection may lead to tracheitis, perichondritis and/or tracheal stenosis.
This airway trauma causes pressure necrosis and induces inflammation, characterized by granulation tissue and perichondritis.
Endobronchial biopsy may show perichondritis and mixed inflammatory infiltration, including lymphocytes, plasma cells, and eosinophils.