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Gouty tophi presenting as multiple large periarticular masses could be mistaken for rheumatoid nodules, neoplasm, neurofibroma, or infection. Aspiration of synovial fluid from inflamed joints or examination of whitish material expressed though breaks in skin usually assists with the diagnosis of gout.
Hashimoto encephalopathy (HE) is a rare autoimmune disease characterized by symptoms of acute or subacute encephalopathy associated with increased antithyroid antibody levels. Neurosarcoidosis is also a rare entity that occurs in less than 5% of patients with systemic sarcoidosis. Neurosarcoidosis usually presents with cranial neuropathies, myelopathy, or… (More)