Large gouty tophus of the infratemporal fossa – a rare differential diagnosis of a skull base tumor

Ingo Ott, Tobias Waller, M. Gartenschläger, S. Schmeck & Gerald Baier
Introduction: In most cases gout is a hereditary, metabolic disorder. It leads to crystalline uric acid deposits in the distal joints with acute, very painful monarthritis and chronic joint destruction in the long run. Gouty manifestations in the ORL-region are quite rare. Patient: A 75-year-old [for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]