Gouty Tophi and Haglund’s Deformity in the Right Foot

Merli Matteo, RT; Vincent Tobe, MD; Medico Capo Clinica, MD; Ermidio Rezzonico, RT, and Prof. Filippo Del Grande, MD;
Department of Radiology, Lugano Regional Hospital, Public Cantonal Hospital Corporation, Lugano, Switzerland
 |  2017-01-08

An 84-year-old male patient, suffering from long-term arthrosis, had been treated for hyperuricemia. Recently, although the serum uric acid test results were normal, the patient had been complaining of pain in the right foot. A TwinBeam Dual Energy (TBDE) CT scan was requested for further evaluation.


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