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Fig. 1 | BMC Rheumatology

Fig. 1

From: The utility of dual energy computed tomography in the management of axial gout: case reports and literature review

Fig. 1

a A 32-yo male Pacific Islander with probable gouty tophi affecting both hands (red arrows). b Lumbar spine MRI (T2, axial view) image reported as showing an abscess surrounding the right L4/5 facet joint (red arrow). Axial CT image of lumbar spine showing c erosions (white arrow); and d corresponding DECT image (Siemens Somatom Forceā„¢) showing monosodium uric acid crystal deposition (green)

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