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False-Negative Dual-Energy Computed Tomography in a Patient With Acute Gout.
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PMID:  22426590     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
ABSTRACT: Gout is a painful inflammatory arthropathy caused by crystallization of monosodium urate within the joints. We present the case of a patient with primary gout who had positive results of joint aspiration and synovial biopsy for monosodium urate crystals in the third metacarpophalangeal joint but false-negative results of dual-energy computed tomography.
Authors:
Katrina N Glazebrook; Sanjeev Kakar; Cristiane M Ida; Javier A Laurini; Kevin G Moder; Shuai Leng
Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-3-15
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of clinical rheumatology : practical reports on rheumatic & musculoskeletal diseases     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1536-7355     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2012 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-3-19     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9518034     Medline TA:  J Clin Rheumatol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
From the Departments of *Radiology and †Orthopedic Surgery and Divisions of ‡Anatomic Pathology and §Rheumatology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN.
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