Monday 23 August 2004
UI:859 - Interphalangeal joint of toe - Gout tophus.
Gouty Tophi in Sesamoid Bone of Foot by Ed Euthman.
Definition: Gout is a disorder of uric-acid metabolism.
gouty tophi (gouty tophus)
- The tophus represent accumulation of monosodium urate derived from chronic hyperurecemia seen in the disorder called gout.
- Surrounding chronic inflammatory cells, fibrosis, and foreign body giant cells can be noted.