If you have CPP crystal arthritis, your symptoms may include:
- sudden pain and stiffness in the affected joint (most commonly the knee)
- swelling and tenderness
- red, inflamed skin over the joint
- raised temperature
These tend to last several days to 2 weeks before completely settling.
If you have acute calcific tendinitis, your symptoms may include:
- painful swelling around the joint (most commonly shoulder)
- redness and tenderness around the joint
These usually settle back to normal after 2–4 weeks.
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