perichondritis


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perichondritis

 [per″ĭ-kon-dri´tis]
inflammation of the perichondrium.

per·i·chon·dri·tis

(per'i-kon-drī'tis),
Inflammation of the perichondrium.

perichondritis

Orthopedics Inflammation of the soft tissue surrounding cartilage, especially the ribs

per·i·chon·dri·tis

(per'i-kon-drī'tis)
Inflammation of the perichondrium.

perichondritis

Inflammation of the PERICHONDRIUM.

perichondritis

inflammation of the perichondrium.
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As mentioned previously, the key findings that should suggest a diagnosis of WG are a dense mixed inflammatory infiltrate (including lymphocytes, plasma cells, and eosinophils), microscopic foci of collagen necrosis (with or without histiocytic palisading), perichondritis, capillaritis, hemosiderosis, and isolated osteoclast-like giant cells, the latter typically best seen at the edge of palisaded histiocytic reaction around necrosis.
6) Extracranial complications include subperiosteal abscess, labyrinthitis, mastoiditis, facial paralysis, and perichondritis.
Other secondary complications include airway obstruction from displaced aluminum foil, (12) mucosal charring, hemorrhage, edema, and perichondritis.
Two specific forms of otitis externa are (1) erysipelas in streptococcal infection and (2) swimmer s ear with phlegmonous inflammation and perichondritis.
Only six patients had experienced an immediate postoperative complication: two patients had an inadequate meatoconchoplasty, one had perichondritis, one had spontaneous nystagmus, one had transient facial paresis, and one developed a total sensorineural hearing loss.
Approximately 5 weeks after his initial visit, the patient was admitted to the adult observation unit for unresolved left perichondritis.