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A case of chronic calcium pyrophosphate dihydrate crystal disease (tophaceous pseudogout) in the temporomandibular joint.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15752086     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Pseudogout is a rare joint disease which is characterized by the presence of calcium pyrophosphate dihydrate crystals in the intraarticular and periarticular tissue. The crystals tend to attach to fibrocartilage tissue. Pseudogout principally affects the knee and wrist joints. Involvement of the temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is very rare. There have been <20 cases reported world-wide. Both acute and chronic manifestations have been described. We present here an unusual case that necessitated a high condylectomy.
B Meul; K Ernestus; J Neugebauer; A C Kuebler
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Oral diseases     Volume:  11     ISSN:  1354-523X     ISO Abbreviation:  Oral Dis     Publication Date:  2005 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-03-08     Completed Date:  2005-04-25     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9508565     Medline TA:  Oral Dis     Country:  Denmark    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  113-5     Citation Subset:  D    
Department of Craniomaxillofacial and Plastic Surgery, University of Cologne, Kerpener Str. 62, 50937 Cologne, Germany.
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MeSH Terms
Chondrocalcinosis / pathology*,  surgery
Chronic Disease
Joint Capsule / pathology,  surgery
Mandibular Condyle / pathology,  surgery
Middle Aged
Temporomandibular Joint / pathology*,  surgery
Temporomandibular Joint Disorders / pathology*,  surgery

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