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Crystal arthritis 

Crystal arthritis
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Crystal arthritis
Source:
Rheumatology (Oxford Desk Reference)
DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199229994.003.0013

Gout 384

Calcium pyrophosphate dihydrate disease 388

The basic calcium phosphate crystals 392

The term gout is used to describe an inflammatory arthritis triggered by the crystallization of monosodium urate crystals in joints or soft tissue. The spectrum of disease is broad.

Asymptomatic hyperuricaemia, which may not progress to acute gout....

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