The Hip book

Pseudogout and Chondrocalcinosis

Discussion acute arthritis caused by CPPD crystal-induced inflammation; almost as common as gout & may perfectly mimic gout during acute flare; pseudogout attacks occurring before age 50 are uncommon; see: pseudogout occurence after joint replacement references: A histological study of calcium pyrophosphate dihydrate crystal-deposition disease. Clinical features of pseudogout attack. A survey of 50 cases. … Read more