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Rare Disease Causes Inflammation of Cartilage Throughout Body

Rare Disease Causes Inflammation of Cartilage Throughout Body March 16, 2012 Dear Mayo Clinic: I was just diagnosed with relapsing polychondritis. What has been your experience with this disease? Answer: Relapsing polychondritis is a rare disease that causes inflammation of cartilage throughout the body, especially in the ears, nose, eyes [...]

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ACL Injuries and Osteoarthritis: Mayo Clinic Joins Arthritis Foundation Study

Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis and a top cause of disability. Also, many people who injure their anterior cruciate ligament (ACL), are at higher risk of developing arthritis.  In an attempt to learn more about osteoarthritis prevention and treatment, Mayo Clinic is joining an Arthritis Foundation-funded study to analyze damaged cartilage [...]

Created by Dana Sparks