Gouty Tophi Can Be Painless

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This is a worrying condition where tophi seriously damage joints, but you get no warning. Usually, you will control gout before it gets as bad as this. But if you do not get gout flares, how will you know, until it’s too late?

Gouty Tophi Can Be Painless Photograph Details

The images are from a tophaceous gout case study:

Title:
Atypical presentation of tophaceous gout in the hand
Authors:
Marc C. Swan, Roderick Dunn
Published:
European Journal of Plastic Surgery July 2008, Volume 31, Issue 3, pp 139-141

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