Rat bite erosions (gout)

Rat (or mouse) bite erosions are seen in gout and refer to punched out erosions with sclerotic and overhanging margins. 

Inspired signs
Share article

Article information

rID: 51515
Section: Signs
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Punched out erosions
  • Punched out erosion
  • Rat bite erosion (gout)

Support Radiopaedia and see fewer ads

Cases and figures

  • Case 1
    Drag here to reorder.
  • Case 2
    Drag here to reorder.
  • Updating… Please wait.

     Unable to process the form. Check for errors and try again.

     Thank you for updating your details.