Article Abstract

Relapsing polychondritis restricted to respiratory tract

Authors: Cheng Zhu, Yuetian Yu


A 38-year-old male was admitted to our emergency department duo to recurrent attacks of breathlessness and chest congestion for 1 year. His medical history included ocular inflammation and arthritis for 5 years. On physical examination, a hoarse voice was clearly heard and respiratory rate was 40 per minute.