tophus

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tophus

[′tō·fəs]
(medicine)
A localized swelling principally in cartilage and connective tissues in or adjacent to the small joints of the hands and feet; occurs specifically in gout.
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Although MRI in this case failed to demonstrate or identify any deposits, no other intra-articular structural abnormalities were identified, and consequently gouty tophus should be considered as a possible cause of extension loss.
Gouty tophus of the second metacarpal simulating a malignancy with pathologic fracture.