gout of the patella: A report of two cases.
The investigators comment that all patients' symptoms were initially thought to be due to degenerative changes or other internal derangements before MRI revealed multiple tophaceous
deposits within the joints.
Chronic gout patients presenting with cubital tunnel syndrome findings should be cautiously evaluated for tophaceous
Lesinurad, a novel selective uric acid reabsorption inhibitor, in combination with febuxostat, in patients with tophaceous
gout: the CRYSTAL phase III clinical trial.
Biopharmaceutical company Savient Pharmaceuticals Inc (NasdaqGM :SVNT) and its wholly owned subsidiary, Savient Pharma Ireland Ltd, reported on Tuesday the receipt of the European Commission's marketing authorisation for KRYSTEXXA for the treatment of severe debilitating chronic tophaceous
gout in adult patients.
deposits account for the bone erosions seen in gouty arthritis.
Attacks increase in frequency and extensiveness and the disease eventually becomes chronic, tophaceous
and polyarticular with systemic complications and nephropathy.
2) shows increased nodular density in the posterior recess of the ankle joint in keeping with tophaceous
deposits on the left.
Urate oxidase (rasburicase) for treatment of severe tophaceous
Since this patient had a history of severe tophaceous
gout, his primary physician administered a shot of Depo-Medrol to relieve some of the pain caused by the gout flare.
On gross pathologic examination, tophaceous
gout deposits appear as yellow-white chalky material.