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Bull Hosp Jt Dis (2013). 2014;72(2):173-5.

Total knee arthroplasty in a patient with subcutaneous and intra-articular tophaceous gout--a case report.


Total knee arthroplasty is a common operation for all types of arthritis, including chronic gouty arthritis. Tophi deposits are a well-known cause of joint destruction, but simultaneous subcutaneous and articular tophaceous gout is exceptional. We report a patient who required bilateral total knee replacement for this rare condition.

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