A case of isolated gouty tophus in a patient without a previous history of gouty arthritis.

intensity of the mass (arrows) was nearly as isointense as that of muscle on T1-weighted images (Upper row Fig. 1) and heterogeneous low to heterogeneous high (arrows) on T2-weighted images (Lower row Fig. 1). MR imaging also revealed osteolysis of the metatarsal head induced by the mass. Microscopic examination of the contents of the mass obtained by… CONTINUE READING