Tophaceous pseudogout (tumoral calcium pyrophosphate dihydrate crystal deposition disease) of the temporomandibular joint: A case report

Yoko Takata, Satoko Koeda, Hanae Inahara, Hiroyuki Kumamoto, Hiroshi Kawamura

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Abstract

Calcium pyrophosphate dihydrate (CPPD) crystal deposition disease of the temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is rare. This article presents a 72-year-old man with CPPD deposition disease of TMJ. The patient's initial clinical presentation, diagnosis and treatment are discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)108-111
Number of pages4
JournalAsian Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Volume22
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2010 Aug

Keywords

  • Calcium phyrophosphate dihydrate crystal deposition disease
  • Temporomandibular joint

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Oral Surgery
  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

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