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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.

ByHealthwise Staff
Primary Medical ReviewerAnne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine
Specialist Medical ReviewerNancy Ann Shadick, MD, MPH - Internal Medicine, Rheumatology
Last RevisedJune 12, 2012

Last Revised: June 12, 2012

Author: Healthwise Staff

Medical Review: Anne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine & Nancy Ann Shadick, MD, MPH - Internal Medicine, Rheumatology




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