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Pseudogout present with

pain and effusion with acute inflammation ( pseudogout ) and/ or chronic degeneration ( pseudo- osteoarthritis ) classically affects the knee

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pseudogout is caused by

deposition of calcium pyrophosphate crystals within the joint space

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x ray o f pseudogout

chondrocalcinosis --> cartilage calcigication

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pseudogout - which joints

usually affects large joints ( classicaly the knee)

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