Infected Tophi On Right Foot is the last of four photographs from the Widespread Painless Tophi Report.
The report highlights the dangers of simply focusing on pain relief for gout management. Tophi do not usually hurt. You might not ever suspect that you have gout. This form of painless gout means your foot might become infected as tophi burst through the skin. If left too long, your foot will start to crumble causing osteoarthritis.
Don’t risk it – get uric acid controlled to safe levels.
Infected Tophi On Right Foot Photograph Details
This photograph is from the tophi case study Painless nodules over joints with ulceration. The full report is at doi:10.1136/bcr.07.2011.4548 and this photograph is at figure 3, labeled Infected tophi.
Leave Gouty Tophi On Right Lower Limb to see more Widespread Painless Gout Photographs.