CPPD disease

calcium pyrophosphate deposition d.

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  • CPPD — Abbreviation for calcium pyrophosphate deposition disease. * * * calcium pyrophosphate dihydrate deposition [syndrome]; cisplatin; cost per patient day * * * calcium pyrophosphate dihydrate; see calcium pyrophosphate deposition disease under… …   Medical dictionary

  • Disease — Illness or sickness often characterized by typical patient problems (symptoms) and physical findings (signs). Disruption sequence: The events that occur when a fetus that is developing normally is subjected to a destructive agent such as the… …   Medical dictionary

  • 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

  • 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

  • calcium pyrophosphate dihydrate (CPPD) crystals — microscopic crystals of calcium pyrophosphate dihydrate occurring in the synovial fluid in calcium pyrophosphate deposition disease …   Medical dictionary

  • Chondrocalcinosis — Classification and external resources Micrograph showing crystal deposition in an intervertebral disc. H E stain. ICD 10 …   Wikipedia

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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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