Modality: X-ray (Frontal)

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

Used in the following article:

  • Chondrocalcinosis - “ Although frequently used as a synonym for calcium pyrophosphate dihydrate deposition disease (CPPD), chondrocalcinosis simply means visible calcif...”
  • 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 referred as pyrophosphate arthropathy and perhaps confusingly as pseudogout, is commo...”

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