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Calcium pyrophosphate dihydrate crystal deposition disease: A report of a case

August 15, 2014

The nature of calcium pyrophosphate dihydrate (CPPD) crystal deposition disease is reviewed and illustrated with a case report. CPPD is one of several calcium-containing crystals to be found in various pathological tissues which are associated with abnormal cellular localizations of proteoglycan. Clinically and radiologically it is an age-related disorder which resembles osteoarthritis and is sometimes

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