CPPD crystals

calcium pyrophosphate dihydrate c's.

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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

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  • 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

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