He also discussed about calcium pyrophosphate disease
, Takayasu arteritis, Sjogren syndrome which increases the risk of developing lymphoma.
Unlike in rheumatoid arthritis or secondary OA due to hemochromatosis, calcium pyrophosphate disease
, or trauma, there is no metacarpophalangeal joint or wrist involvement, stressed Dr.
Gout is caused by monosodium urate (MSU) crystals, while pseudogout is inflammation caused by calcium pyrophosphate (CPP) crystals, sometimes referred to as calcium pyrophosphate disease
Secondary OA may affect any joint, and causes include trauma, calcium pyrophosphate disease
, rheumatoid arthritis and neuropathic arthropathy.