Advances in Respiratory Medicine

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Hiding in plain sight — relapsing polychondritis disguised as uncontrolled asthma

Nico De Crem1, Sofie Happaerts1, Lieven Dupont1
DOI: 10.5603/ARM.a2021.0064
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Pubmed: 34269399
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  1. Department of Respiratory Diseases, University Hospitals Leuven, Leuven, Belgium

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Submitted: 2021-04-07
Accepted: 2021-06-13
Published online: 2021-07-16

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Keywords

relapsing polychondritis; uncontrolled asthma; tracheobronchomalacia; tracheobronchial thickening

About this article
Title

Hiding in plain sight — relapsing polychondritis disguised as uncontrolled asthma

Journal

Advances in Respiratory Medicine

Issue

Ahead of Print

Article type

Clinical vignette

Published online

2021-07-16

DOI

10.5603/ARM.a2021.0064

Pubmed

34269399

Keywords

relapsing polychondritis
uncontrolled asthma
tracheobronchomalacia
tracheobronchial thickening

Authors

Nico De Crem
Sofie Happaerts
Lieven Dupont

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