Chondrocalcinosis is asymptomatic and often seen in elderly patients, especially in joints with hyaline cartilage and fibrocartilage, such as the knee and wrist.
What does CCAL stand for?
CCAL stands for Chondrocalcinosis
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- Canadian Coronary Atherosclerosis Intervention Trial
- Community College Association for Instruction and Technology (Association for Educational Communications and Technology)
- Call Center Association of Japan (est. 1988)
- Children's Cancer Association of Japan (Tokyo, Japan)
- Chocolate and Cocoa Association of Japan
- Corporación Colectivo de Abogados José Alvear Restrepo (Spanish: José Alvear Restrepo Lawyer’s Collective; Colombia)
- Child Care Association of Johnson County
- Concerned Citizens Against Jet Noise
- Central California Association of Kodály Educators
- California Current
- Closing Cost Assistance Loan (State of New York Mortgage Agency)
- College of Community Association Lawyers (Community Associations Institute)
- Collier County Animal League (Florida)
- Consumer Consortium on Assisted Living
- Calgary Community Adult Learning Association (Canada)
- Culture Collection of Algal Laboratory (Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic)
- Community Clinic Association of Los Angeles County
- Centre for Computer Analysis of Language and Speech (University of Leeds; UK)
- Canada-Chile Agreement on Labour Cooperation
- Collin County Adult Literacy Council (Plano, TX)
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Haemochromatosis, rheumatoid metacarpophalangeal joints arthritis Prolonged stiffness after rest Inflammatory arthropathy including rheumatoid arthritis Rheumatoid factor positive Rheumatoid arthritis but low titre RF is often seen in the elderly Chondrocalcinosis on plain Calcium pyrophosphate disease X-rays In Africa, the epidemiology of OA is somewhat different to OA described in the West.
Radiographically, chondrocalcinosis may be seen in affected joints such as the knee or wrist.
In a case series of the synovial joint complications of SED, Sambrook et al noted cases of chronic synovitis and radiologically evident chondrocalcinosis in multiple joints.
It is sometimes called calcium pyrophosphate deposition disease, crystal deposition disease, or chondrocalcinosis.
Proliferative osseous change, intraosseous cysts, chondrocalcinosis, and olecranon bursitis can occasionally be seen in the patients with gout.