Crystalline Arthritis

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General Principles

Definition

Crystalline arthritis is caused by deposition of microcrystals in joints and periarticular tissues. Common types of crystalline arthritis are gout, pseudogout, and apatite disease.

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General Principles

Definition

Crystalline arthritis is caused by deposition of microcrystals in joints and periarticular tissues. Common types of crystalline arthritis are gout, pseudogout, and apatite disease.

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