Gout

Case contributed by Dr Craig Hacking

Presentation

Pain

Patient Data

Age: 95-100 years
Gender: Male
X-ray

Punched-out juxta-articular erosions of the first and fifth metatarsal heads with overhanging edges are typical for gout. Overlying soft tissue swelling and increased density represent tophi.

The patient has hyperuricaemia.

Case Discussion

Typical features of gout and tophi.

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Case information

rID: 38771
Case created: 3rd Aug 2015
Last edited: 18th Aug 2017
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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