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Gouty Arthritis: A Photo Essay

Gouty Arthritis: A Photo Essay

Gout in the first metatarsophalangeal joint of the left foot
Photo courtesy of Alexander K. C. Leung, MD and Justine H. S. Fong, MD

The first metatarsophalangeal joint of this patient’s left foot was erythematous, hot, and tender. He could not bear weight on the foot. The intense pain of this, his third epidsode of gout, was resistant to treatment with colchicine. Read the full case.

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