Case Report: Juvenile Tophaceous Gout

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Gunes S., Okuturlar Y., Yilmazer B., Oner S. Y., Harmankaya O.

JOURNAL OF CLINICAL AND ANALYTICAL MEDICINE, vol.6, pp.542-544, 2015 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier


Gout is a metabolic disease that manifests as recurrent arthritis. Its incidance increases with age. Clinical findings include recurrent acute arthritis, tophus at joints and tissues, uricacid stones and gouty nephropathy. Tophi is a late period complication of arthritis. In this casereport we presented a patient with early-onset juvenile tophaceous gout.