Tophaceous gout involving the proximal interphalangeal joint

R. H. Gelberman, D. H. Doty, M. L. Hamer

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Abstract

The extensor mechanism at the proximal interphalangeal joint may be severely damaged by expanding tophaceous deposits. Tophectomy and reconstruction of the extensor tendon is beneficial in patients who respond poorly to medical therapy.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)225-227
Number of pages3
JournalClinical orthopaedics and related research
Volume147
DOIs
StatePublished - 1980

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