Double contour cartilage line

Double contour cartilage line is a sign in ultrasonography of the gout arthropathy which is characterised by an echogenic line on the outer surface of the joint cartilage parallel to the subchondral bone secondary to deposition of monosodium urate crystals on the surface of hyaline articular cartilage.

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rID: 44037
Section: Signs
Tag: case, ref
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