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Title: Prevalence of articular chondrocalcinosis in elderly subjects in a rural area of Catalonia
Author: Sanmartí Sala, Raimon
Pañella, Domingo
Brancós Cunill, Ma. Antonia
Canela Soler, Joan
Collado Cruz, Antonio
Brugués Tarradellas, Joan
Keywords: Epidemiologia
Malalties de les articulacions
Persones grans
Joint diseases
Older people
Issue Date: 1993
Publisher: BMJ Group
Abstract: The occurrence of rheumatic disorders did not differ significantly between subjects with articular chondrocalcinosis and those without. CONCLUSIONS--Articular chondrocalcinosis is an age related disorder, which could partly explain the discrepancies in its prevalence reported in previous studies. In most subjects with articular chondrocalcinosis recruited from an unselected population the clinical manifestations are probably mild or even absent.
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It is part of: Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases, 1993, vol. 52, núm. 6, p. 418-422
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ISSN: 0003-4967
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