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Gout

Gout

Gout

X-ray images of a normal foot and a foot with gout in the big toe

Image courtesy of Paul Traughber, M.D., Boise, Idaho.

Figure 1 is an X-ray of a normal foot with healthy bones and joints.

Figure 2 is an X-ray of a deformed toe joint caused by chronic gout.

Current as of: December 8, 2019

Author: Healthwise Staff

Anne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine

Martin J. Gabica, MD - Family Medicine

Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine

Mary F. McNaughton-Collins, MD, MPH - Internal Medicine