Calcium pyrophosphate arthritis

Calcium pyrophosphate dihydrate deposition disease; CPPD disease; Acute CPPD arthritis; Pseudogout; Calcium pyrophosphate dihydrate (CPPD) crystal deposition; Acute CPPD crystal-associated arthritis; Chondrocalcinosis

Calcium pyrophosphate dihydrate (CPPD) arthritis is a joint disease that can cause attacks of arthritis. Like gout, crystals form in the joints. But in this arthritis, the crystals are not formed from uric acid.

Shoulder joint inflammation

An inflammation of the shoulder joint can cause pain and restricted joint movement.

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