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Advancements in Case Studies

Severe Tophaceous Gout

Submission:March 13, 2023; Published: March 30, 2023

DOI: 10.31031/AICS.2023.03.000574

ISSN 2639-0531
Volume3 Issue5


Tophaceous gout is the osteoarticular and cutaneous expression of chronic hyperuricemia that can occur years after recurrent attacks of acute inflammatory arthropathies. This metabolic complication is increasingly rare. We report the particular observation of a patient with “historical” tophaceous gout severely handicapped by polyarticular involvement and skin tophi.

Keywords:Tophus; Gout; Gouty arthropathy

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