chondrocalcinosis

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chondrocalcinosis

 [kon″dro-kal″sĭ-no´sis]
deposition of calcium salts in the cartilage of joints. When accompanied by attacks of goutlike symptoms, it is called pseudogout.
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chon·dro·cal·ci·no·sis

(kon'drō-kal'si-nō'sis),
Calcification of cartilage.
[chondro- + calcium + G. -osis, condition]
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chondrocalcinosis

Pseudogout Rheumatology A chronic gout-like recurrent arthritis characterized by calcium pyrophosphate deposition in multiple joints
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chon·dro·cal·ci·no·sis

(kon'drō-kal-si-nō'sis)
Calcification of cartilage.
[chondro- + calcium + G. -osis, condition]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

chondrocalcinosis

The deposition of crystals of calcium pyrophosphate dihydrate in cartilage. Degenerative changes result and, in joints, a form of arthritis, known as PSEUDOGOUT, occurs.
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