Chondrocalcinosis of the knee

Case contributed by Dr Fakhry Mahmoud Ebouda

Presentation

Progressive knee pain since long time.

Patient Data

Age: 60 years.
Gender: Male
X-ray

Evidence of tricompartmental marginal osteophytes of the knee. An associated calcification of the patellar hyaline articular cartilage as well as both knee menisci.

Case Discussion

In view of the described radiographic findings the diagnosis of chondrocalcinosis should be considered. CPPD as a high possibility can be listed and for further laboratory correlation.

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Case information

rID: 33384
Published: 10th Jan 2015
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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