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Coexistent rheumatoid arthritis and tophaceous gout: a case report.
  1. D Raman,
  2. A M Abdalla,
  3. D R Newton,
  4. I Haslock


    Rheumatoid arthritis and gout are both common rheumatic diseases, but their coincidence is rare. We report the case of a 67-year-old Caucasian woman with rheumatoid arthritis who later developed tophaceous gout. The tophi disappeared with remarkable rapidity on treatment with allopurinol.

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