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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]

tophaceous

/to·pha·ceous/ (tah-fa´shus) gritty or sandy; pertaining to tophi.

tophaceous

[tōfā′shəs]
pertaining to the presence of chalky accumulations of uric acid crystals (tophi). See also tophus.

to·pha·ceous

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

tophaceous

gritty or sandy; pertaining to tophi.
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Tophaceous deposits in knee joints and other areas have occasionally been reported, but detailed clinical information is lacking.
There are also tophaceous pseudogout and tumoral CPPD, which are solitary space-occupying lesions, often seen in the digits (Figure 5).
5) Tophaceous deposits may mimic space-occupying lesions and occasionally be confused with rheumatoid nodules.
Caption: 'When I see patients with tophaceous gout, my target is never 6 [mg/dl].
Coexistence of chronic tophaceous gout and rheumatoid arthritis.
The exclusive license enables Selecta to develop pegsiticase in patients with refractory and tophaceous gout and apply its immunomodulatory Synthetic Vaccine Particle (SVP) platform to optimize the safety and efficacy profile for patients at risk of immunogenicity.
It usually begins as self-limited attacks of acute inflammatory arthritis, but the long-standing hyperuricemia causes erosive polyarthritis and chronic tophaceous forms of the disease in some patients.
Dual energy computed tomography in tophaceous gout.
In gout, tophaceous deposits are present and the erosions appear as "overhanging edges," neither of which is seen in EOA.
KRYSTEXXA was approved by the EMA in January 2013 to treat severe, debilitating chronic tophaceous gout.
Gout is defined as the inability to metabolize purine and can present in four different phases: asymptomatic hyperuricemia, recurrent attacks of acute arthritis, intercritical gout, and chronic tophaceous gout.