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- noun A medical condition characterized by
inflammationand deteriorationof cartilage.
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Gentry, 39, suffers from an auto immune condition known as "relapsing polychondritis" that causes her body to attack its own cartilage and other formations, including her teeth.
When she was 24, Ms. March received the diagnosis of relapsing polychondritis, and it has shadowed her life.
Vasculitis secondary to connective tissue disorders polychondritis, Behce'ts disease, and other connective tissue disorders.