Tophaceous gout of the first costochondral junction in a heart transplant patient.
- Author(s): Chang, Patrick C
- Seeger, Leanne L
- Motamedi, Kambiz
- Chan, Jessica B
- et al.
Published Web Locationhttps://doi.org/10.1007/s00256-005-0942-7
We report the case of a 49-year-old man with a 10-year history of gout, who presented with a painful left first costochondral junction mass. A computed tomography (CT)-guided biopsy of the mass revealed foreign body giant cell reaction and crystalline deposition consistent with tophaceous gout.