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

Article information

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

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Cases and figures

  • Case 1: Gout arthropathy
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