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Case Reports in Dermatological Medicine
Volume 2014 (2014), Article ID 791951, 4 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/791951
Case Report

Relapsing Polychondritis

Department of Dermatology, Miedzyleski Specialist Hospital in Warsaw, ul. Bursztynowa 2, 04-479 Warsaw, Poland

Received 30 June 2014; Accepted 13 September 2014; Published 30 September 2014

Academic Editor: Alexander A. Navarini

Copyright © 2014 Beata Sosada et al. 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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