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A rare cause of spinal cord compression: imaging appearances of gout of the cervical spine

Lookup NU author(s): Dr Petra Dildey


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Gout is a metabolic disorder typically affecting the peripheral joints, more commonly in males. Spinal involvement is uncommon and is usually associated with hyperuricemia. We present the imaging findings of a case of spinal gout in a female patient with no previous history of hyperuricaemia, involving multiple spinal segments.

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Author(s): Dharmadhikari R, Dildey P, Hide IG

Publication type: Article

Publication status: Published

Journal: Skeletal Radiology

Year: 2006

Volume: 35

Issue: 12

Pages: 942-945

ISSN (print): 0364-2348

ISSN (electronic): 1432-2161

Publisher: Springer


DOI: 10.1007/s00256-006-0088-2


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