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- Website: UpToDate - patient information
- Resource type: Article
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Calcium pyrophosphate crystal deposition (CPPD) is caused by calcium pyrophosphate crystals being deposited in joint tissues. Treatment options for the pain and swelling that accompany CPPD include injections and oral medications.
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joint, ache, calcium, anti-inflammatory, NSAID, synovial fluid
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Rated on: 6/27/2017 9:51:26 AM
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