From the case: Gout

X-ray
Frontal
System: Musculoskeletal
Section: Signs
Tag: 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 article:

  • Gout - “ Gout is a crystal arthropathy due to deposition of monosodium urate crystals in and around the joints. Epidemiology Typically occurs in those ab...”
  • 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.  ”

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