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Familial calcium pyrophosphate deposition

Disease definition

A rare inherited rheumatologic disease which causes calcification of articular fibrocartilage or hyaline cartilage, a process termed chondrocalcinosis (CC). It often associates with acute synovitis and osteoarthritis (OA).


Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s):
    • Calcium pyrophosphate dihydrate crystal deposition disease
    • Familial CC
    • Familial CPPD
    • Familial articular chondrocalcinosis
    • Hereditary CC
    • Hereditary articular chondrocalcinosis
    • Hereditary calcium pyrophosphate deposition
  • Prevalence: Unknown
  • Inheritance: Autosomal dominant or Not applicable 
  • Age of onset: Adult
  • ICD-10: M11.1
  • OMIM: 118600  600668
  • UMLS: C0553730  C0856830
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: 1292
  • MedDRA: -

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