calcium pyrophosphate deposition disease
- chondrocalcinosis). Clinically, it may resemble numerous connective tissue diseases, including osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, and gout, or it may be asymptomatic. While most commonly idiopathic, CPDD can also be hereditary or associated with a variety of metabolic diseases. Acute attacks are sometimes called pseudogout. Called also CPPD d.
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