Calcium crystal-associated arthritides.

  title={Calcium crystal-associated arthritides.},
  author={Ann Kathryn Rosenthal},
  journal={Current opinion in rheumatology},
  volume={10 3},
Articular calcium-containing crystals cause calcium pyrophosphate dihydrate (CPPD) deposition disease, basic calcium phosphate (BCP)-associated syndromes, and calcium oxalate arthritis. During the past year, important contributions have been made to our understanding of CPPD- and BCP-related syndromes. Clinical studies of CPPD deposition disease underscore… CONTINUE READING