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Calcium Pyrophosphate Deposition Disease

by Carlo Raj, MD
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    The lecture Calcium Pyrophosphate Deposition Disease by Carlo Raj, MD is from the course Introduction and Non-Autoimmune Arthritis. It contains the following chapters:

    • Introduction to Calcium Pyrophosphate Deposition Disease
    • Diagnosis of CPPD

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    1. Hyperthyroidism
    2. Hyperparathyroidism
    3. Hemochromatosis
    4. Hypothyroidism
    5. Hypophosphatasia
    1. Rhomboid shaped and positively birefringent under polarized light.
    2. Needle shaped and positively birefringent under polarized light.
    3. Needle shaped and negatively birefringent under polarized light.
    4. Rhomboid shaped and negatively birefringent under polarized light.
    5. Envelope shaped and positively birefringent under polarized light.
    1. Chondrocalcinosis
    2. Intraarticular thinning
    3. Bone spurs
    4. Bone fusion
    5. Osteopenia
    1. Treatment of underlying disease
    2. Administration of steroids
    3. Administration of NSAIDs
    4. Immobilization
    5. Prophylaxis with colchicine

    Author of lecture Calcium Pyrophosphate Deposition Disease

     Carlo Raj, MD

    Carlo Raj, MD


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