Relapsing polychondritis: New therapeutic strategies with biological agents

Paola Sabrina Buonuomo, Claudia Bracaglia, Andrea Campana, Maya El Hachem, Andrea Diociaiuti, Antonella Insalaco, Fabrizio De Benedetti, Beatrice Chiarini Testa, Elisabetta Cortis, Giovanni Carlo De Vincentiis, Alberto G. Ugazio

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Abstract

Relapsing polychondritis (RP) is a rare disease of unknown etiology characterized by recurrent episodes of inflammation resulting in the destruction of cartilaginous tissues. We describe a young girl with RP unresponsive to conventional therapy.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)691-693
Number of pages3
JournalRheumatology International
Volume30
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2010

Keywords

  • Biological agents
  • Pediatric
  • Relapsing polychondritis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Immunology
  • Immunology and Allergy
  • Rheumatology

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