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A basketball player has severe knee pain while playing and for around a week after. Previous doctor mentioned calcium deposits in the knee. Treatment?

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Dr. Howard Feinberg
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
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In brief: ? CPPD ?

If there is no pain except with strenuous activity such as basketball quadriceps strengthening may help.
The most important step is to get an accurate diagnosis. If the "calcium deposits" are Calcium pyro phosphate deposition disease thre are specific treatments depending upon your symptoms. I would recommend you see a rheumatologist.

In brief: ? CPPD ?

If there is no pain except with strenuous activity such as basketball quadriceps strengthening may help.
The most important step is to get an accurate diagnosis. If the "calcium deposits" are Calcium pyro phosphate deposition disease thre are specific treatments depending upon your symptoms. I would recommend you see a rheumatologist.
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