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Relapsing polychondritis following alopecia areata.
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PMID:  20672055     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
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A case of alopecia areata followed by relapsing polychondritis is presented. Similar cases from the literature are reviewed and speculation about the relationship of these diseases is offered. Although the occurrence of these diseases together could be coincidental, an association seems immunologically plausible. Thus, relapsing polychondritis might be an unusual systemic manifestation of alopecia areata.
Authors:
John C Starr; Nidhika Taneja; George W Brasher
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2010-06-23
Journal Detail:
Title:  Case reports in medicine     Volume:  2010     ISSN:  1687-9635     ISO Abbreviation:  Case Rep Med     Publication Date:  2010  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-07-30     Completed Date:  2011-07-14     Revised Date:  2013-02-21    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101512910     Medline TA:  Case Rep Med     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  623158     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Division of Allergy and Immunology, Department of Internal Medicine, Scott and White Memorial Hospital, Scott, Sherwood, and Brindley Foundation, 2401 South 31st Street, Temple, TX 76508, USA.
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