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Meniscal calcification

Meniscal calcification of the knee is a form of chondrocalcinosis.

Epidemiology 

The prevalence may be as high as 5-6% 1.

Pathology

Meniscal calcifications can be due to trauma, degenerative disease or underlying crystal arthropathies such as calcium pyrophosphate deposition disease.

Associations

It has been association with osteoarthritis of the knee with some authors suggesting a pathogenic role 2.

See also

Article information

rID: 66376
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Meniscal calcification of the knee
  • Meniscal calcifications

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