- calcium pyrophosphate dihydrate c's.
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calcium pyrophosphate dihydrate (CPPD) crystals — microscopic crystals of calcium pyrophosphate dihydrate occurring in the synovial fluid in calcium pyrophosphate deposition disease … Medical dictionary
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calcium pyrophosphate deposition disease — (CPDD) an acute or chronic inflammatory arthropathy caused by deposition of calcium pyrophosphate dihydrate (CPPD) crystals in the joints and characterized by chondrocalcinosis and the presence of the crystals in synovial fluid (see also… … Medical dictionary
Swelling of the knee — (colloquially known as water on the knee) occurs when excess fluid accumulates in or around the knee joint. There are many common causes for the swelling, including arthritis, injury to the ligaments or meniscus, or when fluid collects in the… … Wikipedia
Milwaukee shoulder syndrome — (apatite associated destructive arthritis) is a rheumatological condition similar to Calcium pyrophosphate dihydrate deposition disease (CPPD), and is the result of periarticular or intraarticular deposition of hydroxyapatite crystals. Crystal… … Wikipedia
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calcium pyrophosphate dihydrate deposition disease — noun A medical condition, also called pseudogout or CPPD, which resembles gout but results from precipitation of crystals in the joints by a different compound … Wiktionary