A rare case of nasal gout.

Richards, Emma, Watts, Emma and McClelland, Lisha (2020) A rare case of nasal gout. BMJ case reports, 13 (10). ISSN 1757-790X.


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Gout is an increasingly common metabolic disorder worldwide. Classical presentation is with acute attacks of arthritis affecting the first metatarsophalangeal joint. With disease progression, tophi may also appear. We present an unusual case of nasal gout in a 55-year-old man who was referred to the Ear, Nose and Throat department with irregularity over the nasal bones and episodic pain. We discuss the work up, diagnosis and management of this case and review the limited literature on this topic.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: WV Otorhinolaryngology. ENT medicine
Divisions: Ambulatory Care > ENT
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Depositing User: Mr Philip O'Reilly
Date Deposited: 11 Nov 2020 12:19
Last Modified: 11 Nov 2020 12:19
URI: http://www.repository.uhblibrary.co.uk/id/eprint/3650

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