What is Chondrocalcinosis?

Calcium pyrophosphate dihydrate (CPPD) crystal deposition disease, also known as chondrocalcinosis, pseudogout and pyrophosphate arthropathy is a rheumatologic disorder with varied symptoms and signs arising from the accumulation of crystals of calcium pyrophosphate dihydrate in the connective tissues. The knee joint is the most commonly affected.

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What are the foods to avoid for chondrcalcinosis

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Chondrocalcinosis: is the condition in which - Accumulation of crystals of calcium pyrophosphate dihydrate will...

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I am a 61 year old male that has been anemic for 4 + years, My Hemotologist whom I see on a regular basis has had me on and off iron supplements...

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Ferrous sulphate absorption is enhanced by Vitamin C .
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