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Pyrophosphate cristal deposition

José González Domínguez, Alejandro Escudero Contreras, Verónica Pérez Guijo, Francisco Ginés Martínez Sánchez, Miguel Ángel Caracuel Ruiz, Eduardo Collantes Estévez
Hypomagnesemia is a rare secundary metabolic disorder associated with calcium pyrophosphate dihydrate cristal deposition disease in joint structures and may cause asymptomatic chondrocalcinosis (linear calcification of cartilage), pseudogout, and chronic arthropathy. We report 2 young men with relapsing acute knee monoarthritis with chondrocalcinosis and hypomagnesemia. After follow-up clinical and radiological events al least for 5 years and treatment with magnesium lactate, these patients have not shown new pseudogout attacks...
January 2008: Reumatología Clinica
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