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tophaceous

 [to-fa´shus]
gritty or sandy; pertaining to tophi.

to·pha·ceous

(tō-fā'shŭs),
Sandy; gritty; pertaining to or manifesting the features of a tophus.
[L. tophaceus]

to·pha·ceous

(tō-fā'shŭs)
Sandy; gritty; pertaining to or manifesting the features of a tophus.
[L. tophaceus]
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Tophaceous deposits in knee joints and other areas have occasionally been reported, but detailed clinical information is lacking.
Coexistence of chronic tophaceous gout and rheumatoid arthritis.
During surgery, tophaceous gout was present within the tear of the peroneus brevis as well as the attenuated anterior talofibular ligament.
However, more advanced gout, as evidenced by tophi or chronic gouty arthropathy, radiographic changes in erosive or tophaceous gout, or gout with chronic kidney disease or recurrent uric acid urolithiasis are clear indications for the initiation of urate-lowering pharmacologic therapy.
Tophaceous gout of the spine in a patient with no peripheral tophi: case report and review of the literature.
Sudo, "Tophaceous pseudogout in the knee joint mimicking a soft-tissue tumour: a case report," Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery, vol.
Carpal tunnel syndrome secondary to intratendinous infiltration by tophaceous gout.
In addition, several investigators have described the utility of ultrasound when trying to distinguish between polyarticular tophaceous gout and RA with rheumatoid nodules when the initial diagnosis is not clear.
Extra-articular bite-like erosions may also be seen in patients with tophaceous gout.
In turn, hyperuricemia promotes the formation of monosodium urate crystals that induce inflammation (acute gouty arthritis) or deposit in tissues (tophaceous gout), or both.
SAN FRANCISCO -- Dual-energy CT scans showed red-colored uric acid deposits in 20 consecutive patients with clinically obvious tophaceous gout but not in 10 control subjects with other nongout joint conditions.