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Disseminated gouty panniculitis: an unusual presentation of extensive cutaneous tophi

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Abstract

Gouty panniculitis is a rare cutaneous illness characterized by the deposition of subcutaneous monosodium urate crystals with lobular panniculitis. Only a small number of cases with gouty panniculitis have been reported in the literature with unclear pathogenesis. In this article, we present a case of disseminated gouty panniculitis in the patient who had never been diagnosed of gout but revealed significant hyperuricemia at the time of diagnosis.

Keywords : gouty panniculitis, disemminated, tophi

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