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

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.

chon·dri·tis

(kon-drī'tis)
Inflammation of cartilage.
[G. chondros, cartilage, + -itis, inflammation]
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For established suppurative chondritis, a number of approaches have been advocated.
These underlying biochemical processes lead to the clinical manifestations of auricular chondritis, nasal chondritis, laryngeal chondritis, nondeforming or erosive arthritis, and various ocular manifestations, including uveitis.
(7) Chondritis of the respiratory tract is one of the most serious complications of RP, occurring especially in women, and accounts for up to 50% of deaths due to RP.
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.
The unilateral case is more likely to be sequelae of sprain or chip fractures in the tarsus or ostio chondritis dissecans lesion associated with the cranial intermediate ridge of the distal tibia and the lateral trochlear ridge of the tibial tarsal bone.
This is because experience has shown us that it is easy to induce some tract trauma such as tenderness or chondritis by overdoing catheter removals and reinsertion.
A cuff pressure above mucosal capillary refill pressure (more than 30 mm Hg) leads to ischemia, ulceration,cartilage damage, chondritis, fibrosis and scarring9.
(14) Local causes other than frostbite include trauma, inflammation, chondritis, and perichondritis.
Unexpected death in a horse with arytenoid chondritis and perilaryngeal lesions.
(3) The inflammation, in turn leads to collagen deposition, fibrosis and in severe cases, chondritis and cartilage collapse with loss of tracheal cartilage.
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.