Please see the index below for a list of all our articles on Pseudogout.

If you are new to the subject, we recommend starting with: All About Pseudogout - Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment

Pseudogout (CPPD) is caused by a buildup of calcium pyrophosphate crystals in a joint. Causal factors may include age, family history, or joint trauma.

To diagnose pseudogout, also known as (CPPD) or acute CPP crystal arthritis, physicians can use many tools, including lab tests and medical imaging, such as x-rays.

Learn about pseudogout symptoms and how they may differ from gout symptoms. Pseudogout may also be referred to as calcium pyrophosphate deposition (CPPD) or acute CPP crystal arthritis.

There are treatments for both pseudogout attack as well as chronic forms of the disease. Some treatments may be done at home and others require a prescription.