[Gout tophus of the middle ear].

  title={[Gout tophus of the middle ear].},
  author={Robert Tausch-Treml and Alexander Berghaus},
  volume={38 12},
An unusual case of a patient with a gouty tophus in the middle ear is presented. The patient had no clinical or laboratory signs of hyperuricaemia. The findings in the middle ear are discussed with reference to current knowledge of the pathogenesis of gout.