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Descriptor English: Chondrocalcinosis
Descriptor Spanish: Condrocalcinosis
Descriptor Portuguese: Condrocalcinose
Descriptor French: Chondrocalcinose
Entry term(s): Calcium Pyrophosphate Deposition Disease
Calcium Pyrophosphate Dihydrate Deposition
Chondrocalcinoses
Pseudogout
Tree number(s): C05.550.114.264
C05.550.354.125
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002805
Scope note: Presence of CALCIUM PYROPHOSPHATE in the connective tissues such as the cartilaginous structures of joints. When accompanied by GOUT-like symptoms, it is referred to as pseudogout.
Annotation: note entry term: do not index CALCIUM PYROPHOSPHATE unless particularly discussed
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CN congenital
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
Previous Indexing: Calcinosis (1966-1971)
Joint Diseases (1966-1971)
Public MeSH Note: 72
History Note: 72
Related: Gout MeSH
DeCS ID: 2855
Unique ID: D002805
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Date Established: 1972/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/03/03
Chondrocalcinosis - Preferred
Concept UI M0004305
Scope note Presence of CALCIUM PYROPHOSPHATE in the connective tissues such as the cartilaginous structures of joints. When accompanied by GOUT-like symptoms, it is referred to as pseudogout.
Preferred term Chondrocalcinosis
Entry term(s) Calcium Pyrophosphate Deposition Disease
Chondrocalcinoses
Pseudogout
Calcium Pyrophosphate Dihydrate Deposition - Narrower
Concept UI M0004307
Preferred term Calcium Pyrophosphate Dihydrate Deposition



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