chondritis


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Related to chondritis: osteochondritis, costochondritis

chondritis

 [kon-dri´tis]
inflammation of a cartilage.

chon·dri·tis

(kon-drī'tis),
Inflammation of cartilage.
[G. chondros, cartilage, + -itis, inflammation]

chondritis

/chon·dri·tis/ (kon-dri´tis) inflammation of a cartilage.

chondritis

[kondrī′tis]
any inflammatory condition affecting the cartilage.

chondritis

Inflammation of cartilage

chon·dri·tis

(kon-drī'tis)
Inflammation of cartilage.
[G. chondros, cartilage, + -itis, inflammation]

chondritis

Inflammation of CARTILAGE. This is usually associated with mechanical injury or prolonged wearing stress.

chondritis

inflammation of cartilage.

chon·dri·tis

(kon-drī'tis)
Inflammation of cartilage.
[G. chondros, cartilage, + -itis, inflammation]

chondritis

inflammation of a cartilage.
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Lesions on the ear auricle of the patient were assessed as chondritis by dermatology department and corticosteroid (CS) treatment (methylprednisolone 40 mg/day) was initiated.
PFPS is the most common cause of anterior knee pain and is used synonymously with chondromalacia patellae, PF chondritis and PF arthralgia (17).
Wilson withdrew from the Players Championship in Florida last month with neck trouble and a chest condition called costo chondritis, an inflammation where ribs join with the cartilage that holds them to the sternum.
While it is believed that the use of egg crate is a cost effective, simple method to decrease cervical spine flexion, prevent chondritis and prevent pressure sores of the occiput, there has been little research done to justify this practice.
Intranasal manifestations include thick mucosal crusts, septal perforation, and chondritis resulting in saddle deformity.
This pressure leads to impaired tracheal mucosal capillary perfusion, mucosal ischemia, tracheal chondritis, and, finally, fibrosis and progressive stenosis.