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Diseases » Pseudogout » Summary
 

What is Pseudogout?

What is Pseudogout?

  • Pseudogout: A condition which is characterized by an acute inflammatory arthropathy caused by calcium pyrophosphate crystals.
  • Pseudogout: Presence of calcium salts, especially calcium pyrophosphate, in the cartilaginous structures of one or more joints. When accompanied by attacks of goutlike symptoms, it is called pseudogout. (Dorland, 27th ed)
    Source - Diseases Database

Pseudogout: Introduction

Types of Pseudogout:

Broader types of Pseudogout:

How serious is Pseudogout?

Complications of Pseudogout: see complications of Pseudogout

What causes Pseudogout?

Causes of Pseudogout: see causes of Pseudogout

What are the symptoms of Pseudogout?

Symptoms of Pseudogout: see symptoms of Pseudogout

Complications of Pseudogout: see complications of Pseudogout

Pseudogout: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Pseudogout.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Pseudogout.

How is it treated?

Treatments for Pseudogout: see treatments for Pseudogout

Name and Aliases of Pseudogout

Main name of condition: Pseudogout

Other names or spellings for Pseudogout:

Pyrophosphate arthropathy, Chondrocalcinosis Source - Diseases Database

Pseudogout: Related Conditions

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