Pseudogout, also called calcium pyrophosphate deposition disease, is a type of arthritis that causes painful swelling in one or more joints, according to Mayo Clinic. The onset of pseudogout is rapid, and the pain and sw... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

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Psuedogout, also referred to as calcium pyrophosphate deposition disease, or CPDD, is a form of arthritis caused by crystal deposits in joints. The American College of Rheumatology states there is no cure, but nonsteroid... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Gout is a type of arthritis caused by an accumulation of urate crystals in the joints, and it can cause redness, stiffness, swelling, intense joint pain and lingering discomfort in the hands, explains Mayo Clinic. Gout c... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

According to Mayo Clinic, pseudogout is considered a type of arthritis identified by sudden swelling and pain in one or more joints. It is called pseudogout due to its similarity to gout. More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Osteoarthritis of the hip is a type of arthritis that causes inflammation of the joints of the hips, although osteoarthritis can occur in any of the body's joints, notes WebMD. Joint inflammation results in swelling and ... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Some causes of painful joints and muscles include osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, fibromyalgia and compartment syndrome, according to Mayo Clinic, the American College of Rheumatology, WebMD and the American Academ... More » Health Conditions & Diseases