Crystal arthritis: a clinician's view

S Hall
Australian Family Physician 1991, 20 (12): 1717-24
Arthritis, which can be acute, chronic or asymptomatic, is caused by a variety of crystal deposition in joints. The three main types of crystal arthritis are monosodium urate (gout), calcium pyrophosphate dihydrate, and calcium phosphate (usually hydroxyapatite). A clinical approach to diagnosis and management.

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