Patients may experience symptoms of osteoarthritis. Osteoarthritis is the degeneration of joints following a specific order. First the knees, then ones wrists, followed by the joints of the fingers, hips, shoulders, and lastly the ankles. These joints breakdown over time with osteoarthritis. Some patients may find these joints breakdown worse on one side of the body, over time these joints may become deformed. These symptoms will affect about half of the people with chondrocalcinosis.
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