Gout

Image of gout in 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.

Last Updated: July 11, 2008

Medical Review: Anne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine & Stanford M. Shoor, MD - Rheumatology

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