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Autoimmune Diseases
Volume 2012, Article ID 453698, 3 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/453698
Review Article

Local Cartilage Trauma as a Pathogenic Factor in Autoimmunity (One Hypothesis Based on Patients with Relapsing Polychondritis Triggered by Cartilage Trauma)

Rheumatology Unit, Fundación Valle del Lili, ICESI University, Avenida Simón Bolívar Carrera 98 No.18-49, Cali, Colombia

Received 15 September 2011; Accepted 4 October 2011

Academic Editor: Juan-Manuel Anaya

Copyright © 2012 Carlos A. Cañas and Fabio Bonilla Abadía. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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