From the case: Gout

X-ray
Frontal
System: Musculoskeletal
Sections: Signs
Tags: arthritis
Modality: X-ray (Frontal)

- “ Gout is commonest in the great toe. The erosions are typically punched-out (aka rat bite erosions). ”

Used in the following articles:

  • Rat bite erosions (gout) - “ Rat (a.k.a. mouse) bite erosions are seen in gout and refer to punched out erosions with sclerotic and overhanging margins.  ”
  • Gout - “ Gout is a crystal arthropathy due to deposition of monosodium urate (MSU) crystals in and around the joints. Epidemiology Typically occurs in th...”

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