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Chondrocalcinosis (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)
Also Known As:
Pseudogout; Calcium Pyrophosphate Dihydrate Deposition; Chondrocalcinoses
Networked: 430 relevant articles (14 outcomes, 16 trials/studies)

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Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Arthritis (Polyarthritis)
2. Gout
3. Primary Hyperparathyroidism
4. Confusion (Bewilderment)
5. Chondrocalcinosis (Pseudogout)

Experts

1. Bardin, Thomas: 5 articles (09/2011 - 12/2005)
2. Richette, Pascal: 5 articles (09/2011 - 12/2005)
3. Brown, Matthew A: 4 articles (01/2014 - 10/2002)
4. Guerne, Pierre-André: 4 articles (03/2010 - 02/2007)
5. Terkeltaub, Robert: 4 articles (01/2005 - 06/2002)
6. Fuerst, M: 3 articles (06/2014 - 09/2009)
7. Netter, Patrick: 3 articles (06/2011 - 10/2002)
8. Williams, Charlene J: 3 articles (03/2006 - 10/2002)
9. Johnson, Kristen: 3 articles (04/2005 - 04/2004)
10. Guggenbuhl, Pascal: 2 articles (05/2015 - 12/2006)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Chondrocalcinosis:
1. ColchicineFDA LinkGeneric
2. MagnesiumIBA
3. Interleukin 1 Receptor Antagonist Protein (Anakinra)FDA Link
4. Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Agents (NSAIDs)IBA
5. Adrenocorticotropic Hormone (ACTH)FDA Link
6. Triamcinolone Acetonide (Azmacort)FDA LinkGeneric
7. Spironolactone (Aldactone)FDA LinkGeneric
8. Diclofenac (SR 38)FDA LinkGeneric
9. celecoxib (Celebrex)FDA Link
10. Calcium PyrophosphateIBA

Therapies and Procedures

1. Parathyroidectomy
2. Arthroplasty
3. Laminectomy
4. Renal Dialysis (Hemodialysis)
5. Intra-Articular Injections