Modality: X-ray (Frontal)

- “ Chondrocalcinosis of the knee secondary to CPPD. The other causes of chondrocalcinosis can be remembered with this mnemonic. ”

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  • Chondrocalcinosis - “ Chondrocalcinosis is a descriptive term indicating the presence of gross calcium deposition within articular cartilage, i.e. both hyaline and fibr...”
  • Chondrocalcinosis (mnemonic) - “ Mnemonics for chondrocalcinosis include: 3 Cs WHIP A DOG HOGWASH Mnemonics 3 Cs  C: crystals e.g. CPPD, sodium urate (gout) C: cations e.g....”
  • Calcium pyrophosphate dihydrate deposition disease - “ Calcium pyrophosphate dihydrate disease (CPPD disease), also known as pyrophosphate arthropathy or pseudogout, is defined by the co-occurrence of ...”

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