Carbonated apatite-induced arthropathy: a consideration in cases of polyarthritis


Background A 79-year-old woman was referred for evaluation of her painful and swollen joints. She had a medical history of congestive heart failure, renal insufficiency and peptic ulcer disease. For the past 3 years she had experienced recurrent bouts of debilitating arthritis, lasting approximately 3–4 weeks at a time. The symptoms were most severe in the… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/ncprheum0174


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