Table 1

 Demographic data of the patients and incidence of pseudogout in groups A and B

Group AGroup BTotal
*p<0.05.
Patients treated, No (%)23 (32)50 (68)73
Age, mean (SD)60.4 (4.2)58.2 (6.8)59.4 (6.7)
Sex (F/M)15/837/1352/21
Pseudogout attacks, No (%)6 (26)*3 (6)9 (12)