Chondrocalcinosis

GrandmaS
GrandmaS Member Posts: 5
edited 26. Sep 2017, 10:28 in Living with Arthritis archive
Am awaiting arthroscopy next month to remove crystals from right knee. Any advice from others who have had it done please?
GrandmaS

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  • moderator
    moderator Moderator Posts: 4,086
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
    Hello

    Welcome to the forum. I am sure you will find dupport, help, advice and friendship here. There are lots of others on this forum that have had problems with their knees and I expect that they will be able to assure you about your forth coming procedure.

    Arthritis Care produce a booklet - Surgery and arthritis - which you may be interested to look at. It is at:

    https://www.arthritiscare.org.uk/treatments-aids-and-equipment/surgery-and-arthritis

    Good luck with your operation. Please keep us up to date with your arthritis.

    with best wiishes

    ChrisK
  • stickywicket
    stickywicket Member Posts: 26,271
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
    Hello GrandmaS and welcome.

    I think this is the removal of crystals, possibly due to gout or pseudo gout. Am I right? If so, it's not a common topic on here but UI've found you a former thread http://tinyurl.com/kg54rxn . Maybe, if you re-post on the Living With Arthritis forum, someone with experience of it will see and reply. Good luck with the op :D
    "The deeper sorrow carves into your being the more joy you can contain." Kahlil Gibran
  • moderator
    moderator Moderator Posts: 4,086
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
    Hello GrandmaS

    I don't know if this might help, but I popped Chondrocalcinosis into the search engine on Arthritis Research Uk and got this:

    http://www.arthritisresearchuk.org/system/search-results.aspx?keywords=Chondrocalcinosis

    Might be worth a look?

    Bets of luck

    Ellen